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Friday 29 May 2015

Kickstarter

Write in wine with the Wink Pen

A fountain pen that lets you write with wine is poised to launch onto the market after attracting US$44,000 worth of investment.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tea bag turns cheap lager into craft brew

A ‘teabag’ containing a blend of hops, fruit peels, and natural flavours promises to transform an ordinary pint, allowing you to customise and boost its flavour.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Strap-on booze baby seeks funding

In what could be the most bizarre Kickstarter campaign in memory, a US entrepreneur is attempting to raise $70,000 to launch a strap-on booze-filled newborn that you can drink from.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Barrel ageing’ oak wine bottle to launch

An oak bottle which promises to replicate the effects of ageing wine in barrels at home has been launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 11 Comments »

Robotic cocktail maker to launch

A fully-automated cocktail maker that promises to churn out “craft” cocktails in just five seconds is on track to receive funding via Kickstarter.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Drinking Jacket’ hits Kickstarter target

A jacket dubbed the “ultimate drinking accessory” could soon go into production after attracting $50,000 worth of investment from online backers.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Gadget invented that turns water into wine

Philip James, the entrepreneur who founded struggling wine start-up Lot18, has invented a “Miracle Machine” that claims to turn water into wine in three days.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 10 Comments »

Mother and son launch ‘wine condoms’

A mother and son duo have come up with a novel way to reseal a wine bottle – with a condom.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Naked Wines expands into US and Oz

Naked Wines has raised £6.4m in revenue to expand its business in the US and Australia.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Whiskey and Gin colognes launched

A fledgling online fragrance company funded by Kickstarter has launched a range of 20 scents including “whiskey” and “gin” cologne and “Pinot” perfume.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 1 Comment »

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