Tag Archives: wine

Cannabis Goes Legit

Although you would have expected it to come from the tobacco industry, the Fortune 500 is now getting deep into marijuana. Constellation Brands, the purveyor of wines and Corona Beer, according to the Wall Street Journal, “will spend 5.08 billion … Continue reading

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Contract Winery Crowdfunds To Market Indie Wines

Naked Wine Company is a Napa, California contract winery that has used crowdfunding to help indie winemakers produce, market and distribute their wines. It has over 75,000 “members” that pay $40/month (annual revenue ~$43M) to sample different wines from different … Continue reading

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Foodies Help Budding Eateries Crowdfund

Restauranteurs are turning to crowdfunding for their startups, driven not only by the cash received but also to build a following prior to their opening. These cooks float the concept to potential diners and if people plunk down dollars, it’s … Continue reading

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Is It Wine or A Security?

Crowdfunding can be delicious. In France, a vintner is trying to save France‚Äôs viticultural history by crowdfunding to revive 10 traditional varieties in the region that have fallen into obscurity. Frantz Venes, whose wine Domus Maximus was named the best … Continue reading

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