Tagged: wine

Manchester-Based Veeno Hits Crowdcube to Raise £210,000 for Expansion

Veeno

Seeking to expand their already successful business, founders of Manchester’s Italian wine café Veeno, Nino Caruso and Andrea Zecchino, have launched a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £210,000 to create ten new locations. According to the campaign’s website, Veeno is an Italian wine café that promotes a different way of enjoying wine… Read More

Chapel Down Updates Share Subscription Offer on Seedrs as Funding Nears £4 Million Raised

Chapel Down Store

Chapel Down Group plc, a publicly traded company [EPIC:CDGP], has updated their new share subscription to reflect the success of their equity crowdfunding offer on Seedrs.  In a public filing  Chapel Down stated they had raised an additional £0.57 million via the subscription of 2,035,714 ordinary shares.  This increase was correlated to the total raised… Read More

Chapel Down Easily Beats Goal on Seedrs, Adds Ordinary Shareholders

Chapel Down Beer

Chapel Down, the first publicly traded company to raise capital via equity crowdfunding, has filed a brief announcing an additional share placement in the amount of £0.44 million.  This additional amount was in conduction with the placing of over 1.5 million ordinary shares, at 28 pence each, associated with their equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs…. Read More

Brief: NakedWines Throws Party to Close Napa Lounge

NakedWines Broken Bottles

NakedWines, the wine crowdfunding platform, recently had a rough go of things with the earthquake in Northern California.  Their Napa tasting lounge got hammered by the quake breaking bottles and making wine lovers rather sad. On a Facebook posting things appeared to be taking a turn for the better as they announced; And now for… Read More

Fundovino Creates a New Way for Wine Lovers to Back Wineries & Vineyards

FundoVino Crowdfunding

Offering up a new way for wineries and vineyards to get funding, Paris-based crowdfunding platform Fundovino launched last month and is on a mission to help not only wine makers, but also wine tourism, culture and art get backers easily and quickly. Fundovino, which dubbed themselves as the “first” platform devoted to the world of… Read More

Chapel Down is First Publicly Listed Company to Use Equity Crowdfunding

Chapel Down on Seedrs

Equity Crowdfunding Now on Seedrs Company is Seeking to Raise Over £1.67 Million Chapel Down, “the market leader in English wines”, has announced an equity crowdfunding initiative to raise £1 million.  The company stated they had raised £0.67 million and were seeking a minimum of £1 million in a crowdfunding campaign that was launched today… Read More

NakedWines.com Set to Launch Same-Day Delivery Service in San Francisco

NakedWines Wine bottles

NakedWines.com, a crowdfunding platform that removes the middleman between winemakers and wine drinkers, has rolled out a same-day delivery service for wine orders from San Francisco. Wine enthusiasts who submit orders by 1 p.m. Monday through Friday can have their cases delivered the same day, making that evening’s dinner party or weeknight gathering of friends more enjoyable. Founder… Read More

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

NakedWines Wine bottles

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

Fair Trade Coffee Panama

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

Naked Wines

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

Wine

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