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Simpson Wine Estates Teams Up With NakedWines To Raise Funds For New English Sparkling Wine

On Wednesday, NakedWines announced it is seeking £112,000 for a new English Sparkling Wine and is giving investors a chance to name the new fizz. The crowdfunding platform is teaming up with Simpson Wine Estate for the process. NakedWines reported the sparkling wine would be produced… Read More

Brief: NakedWines Reports Majestic Wine Acquisition Fuels Crowdfunding Platform Growth

Just fifteen months after being acquired by Majestic Wines for £70 million, NakedWines announced the acquisition has fueled its crowdfunding platform’s growth over the past year. Majestic Wines revealed its year-end results in June and reported its annual results and showed strong growth thanks to Naked Wines,… Read More

Brief: NakedWines Appoints Antonio Trevino New U.S. Wine & Technical Director

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform NakedWines announced that it has appointed Antonio Trevino as its new U.S. wine and technology director. Trevino was previously chief production officer and director of winemaking at Purple Wines and Spirits, where he managed the U.S. wine portfolio and guided global strategy. He… Read More

Brief: NakedWines Dubbed Winner of a Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Customer Service

Earlier this month, crowdfunding platform NakedWines was named winner of a Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Customer Service at the tenth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, March 4 at… Read More

Former Schramsberg Vineyards’ Winemaker Introduces His Own Wine Label Through NakedWines

This week, former winemaker of Schramsberg Vineyards, Keith Hock, announced he is seeking funds from angel investors through NakedWines for his very own wine label. Founded during the Civil War era, Schramberg Vineyards has reportedly made wines pour by U.S. presidents ever since Richard Nixon… Read More

NakedWines’ Luke Jecks Reveals How the Business Almost Ran Out of Wine & Announced Some Changes

Luke Jecks, CEO of crowdfunding platform NakedWines, recently shared with Business Insider that while the company has been successful, it appear that its become too popular for its own good. Previously, NakedWines aimed to give regular people access to top quality wines without the huge retail markup. The… Read More

Independent Winemaker Raises $1M on NakedWines to Produce Dream Wine

Amateur winemaker Tom Shula announced today he has secured $1M for an independent winemaking venture. Shula, a trained theoretical physicist, and now real estate broker “by day” plans to produce a 100 percent Merlot from Pickberry Vineyard, a unique 30-acre vineyard located on the northeast slope of Sonoma Mountain near Glen Ellen,… Read More

Former Ruinart Winemaker Lands €500K in Crowdfunding to Develop Champagne Range

Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a renowned winemaker who has created champagne for some of the world’s most heralded labels, is developing his own range of champagnes with €500,000 in crowdfunding raised from wine aficionados on the NakedWines.com platform. A celebrated champagne-maker with decades of experience,… Read More

Brief: NakedWines Throws Party to Close Napa Lounge

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… Read More

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

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… Read More

Nakedwines.com strips out middleman

The founders of Nakedwines.com, a British online wine retailer that recently launched in Napa and Sonoma, say they have bad news for consumers. “When you spend $50 on a bottle of delicious Napa Cab, you are spending about $7 on wine and $43 on sales, marketing… Read More

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