Tagged: wine

California Winemaker Surpasses $1 Million Crowdfunding Goal on Nakedwines.com

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Looking to start his very own wine business, former Kendall Jackson winemarker Scott Peterson raised more than $1 million through his crowdfunding campaign on NakeWines.com. According a recent release, Mr. Peterson worked two and a half years for the California winery, which is one of the largest super-premium wineries in the U.S. He was heavily… Read More

The Miracle Machine Wants to Change the Winemaking Industry Forever

The Miracle Machine Final Product

The Miracle Machine is not even crowdfunding yet and already it is generating a buzz.  Expected to launch a crowdfunding campaign soon on Kickstarter, the device is a new process to create high quality of wine, at a fraction of the current cost, in just a short period of time.  If the designers accomplish their… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Coffee Match, Hustle Bag, Tasting Box Wine Flight & Aquabot

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Crowdfunding continues to pick up steam here in the states as well as abroad.  This past week saw two very strong, high profile tech campaigns blow out their original crowdfunding goals to raise incredible sums of money.   Both Scanadu and Tile had great concepts, professional campaigns and committed backers out of the gate.  There… Read More

Wine Lovers Crowdfund Glasshaus Wine Company via “Shares”

Glasshaus Wine Company

Petaluma, California based Glasshaus Wine Company is offering a twist on the traditional wine club through a crowdfunded subscription model to finance its yearly production costs. Similar to community a supported agricultural models, supporters become members by purchasing annual wine ‘Shares’ prior to the wine being produced. Each share equals one case of Glasshaus wine… Read More

Standing out of the crowd through crowdfunding: a new world for wine writers

The Feiring Line on Kickstarter

In the old days, Alice Feiring knew exactly what she needed to do to launch her natural wine newsletter – find a publisher willing to give her an advance. But the old days are gone, and publishers are worrying about other things, like staying in business. So Feiring, perhaps the most respected natural wine writer… Read More

Winery Crowdfunds on Kickstarter

California Fruit Wine

California Fruit Wine, the trendsetting winery in North San Diego, today announced the start of their crowdfunding campaign to raise funds, increase awareness of their winery, and launch their new “Fre-Be” Fruit Wine Brand (Friends With Benefits). Not only is Fruit Wine friendly, it is good for you! Check out their Kickstarter campaign . Just a… Read More

A toast to crowd funding

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Entrepreneurs and would-be start-ups have embraced crowd funding for the access to seed capital, potential customers and market feedback that the model provides. But some start-ups are bypassing the established channels and using their own version of crowd funding to directly control interaction with target markets. Crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter, Pozible and Indiegogo introduce product… Read More

Redefining the Modern Wine Experience

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Josh McFadden, the 31 yr. old Creative Director and Founder of Proof Wine Collective (a creative company dedicated to developing small-production, critically-acclaimed wineries) has big plans for a space of his own. The self-taught entrepreneur has spent over ten years mastering the ins and outs of the wine industry: working harvest, sommelier at restaurants, wine… Read More