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Friday 29 May 2015

Naked Wines

£720m UK online wine market ‘unprofitable’

Just hours after the announcement that Majestic Wines has bought loss-making Naked Wines, an event in London has highlighted the challenges of turning a profit in the UK’s £720m online wine market.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic buys Naked Wines

UK wine merchant, Majestic, has bought the online retailer Naked Wines for £70 million and appointed its founder Rowan Gormley as CEO.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Ex-Ruinart winemaker launches Champagne

Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a former winemaker for Ruinart, has launched his own range of Champagnes after raising €500,000 through crowdfunding.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

London’s love of wine mapped by Naked

Londoners’ taste for vino has been mapped revealing a “river of red” through its centre, according to a survey by Naked Wines.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Halfwine sets sights on expansion

Halfwine, a new UK wine operation specialising in half bottles, has launched a crowdfunding project to help it expand and build on this growing trend.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Naked Wines enjoys sales boom

Crowdfunding wine retailer Naked Wines has reported 40% sales growth for its 2013 financial year to hit £53 million, with its UK operation nearly doubling profits.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Naked Wines could halt investments

Naked Wines could temporarily shut down its “angel” investment scheme to new members over fears it may not be able to produce enough wine.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

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 »

Naked Wines’ customers save vandal-struck British winemaker

Customers of online retailer Naked Wines have come to the rescue of a French-based British winemaker who lost her white wine vintage to vandals.

Friday, May 10th, 2013 No Comments »

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