Savor… Catering by SMG Creates a New Wine Tasting Experience at Moscone Center with WineStation® Intelligent Dispensing Systems from Napa Technology

SMG the world leading concession management and facilities management company selects Napa Technology's breakthrough WineStation Intelligent Dispensing System to drive new hospitality, wine tasting experience and business at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

Santa Clara, CA, November 07, 2007 --( Savor…Catering by SMG the world’s leader in facility, concession and food service management has created a major innovation in food and wine service with its debut of Napa Technology’s WineStation® Intelligent Dispensing Systems at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.

WineStation is the world’s first automated measured dispensing and preservation solution, combining business intelligence, style, ease of installation and use, into a family of commercial appliances. Its patent pending Clean-Pour ™ hygienic dispensing technology allows WineStation to deliver the first time taste the winemaker intended, every time, for up to 60 days, even when wines preserved by WineStation are out of the unit. WineStation simplicity and low maintenance is specifically designed to let hospitality providers to increase revenues, control costs and maximize profits in serving wines by the glass.

“Savor…Catering by SMG is using the Moscone Center and our WineStation showcase units to take food and wine service to the next level in facility management. At Moscone, we’ve created a breakthrough guest and hospitality experience by giving our exhibitors and tradeshow attendees a new level of quality catering and wine service never before experienced in convention facilities” said Stephen Lazar, SMG’s Vice President of Business Development and Operations. “With our extensive and imaginative menu selections and quality of catering and food preparation, coupled with the wines we serve in our WineStation, our customers can now explore, taste, and enjoy many of the most popular North American brands and varietals they’ve have come to enjoy or have heard so much about.”

Murat Eskicioglul, SMG Savor General Manager for the Moscone Convention Center further noted, “At Moscone, we have been further impressed by the control that WineStation delivers from an operational perspective. WineStation’s design, its Clean-Pour™ Dispensing System that we’ve combined with food grade Argon gas is allowing us to preserve and assure the taste and freshness our guests have come to expect from a “just opened” bottle of wine, while at the same time helping SMG eliminate over pouring or discarding wine due to spoilage”.

Jeffrey Brooks, a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Napa Technology stated that, “SMG is bringing a new level of innovation to facility and concession management. By placing WineStation in a unique “Wine Garden designed venue” they are offering a level of service and amenity once only available at leading restaurants. With imaginative high quality catering, paired with outstanding wine selections, at various price points, SMG is able to address the needs of convention and tradeshow participants by delivering a great hospitality experience in an environment conducive to building business relationships.”

Stephen Lazar added, “SAVOR…Catering by SMG will be expanding this concept to other facilities, convention and performing arts centers we manage, with our next showcase slated to open in November 2007, at The Shakespeare Theatre, in Washington, DC.”

Brooks concluded by noting, “WineStation’s modular and expandable unit design is ideal for customers who want to create a wine showcase that can feature as few as four or up to hundreds of bottles of wine. WineStation is immediately available for delivery and “out of the box” installation.”

For additional information on WineStation® contact

Napa Technology
Jeffrey Brooks