https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pointer/pointer POINTER is a wine glass designed for outdoor use, in a way that you will never spill your wine again.
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Amazon killed their wine website. Now the two founders are back with another. Now, the two founders of Wine.Woot — Matt Rutledge and David Studdert — are back with a new online wine venture, attempting to fill the void left behind by those two closures, and trying again to build a robust online marketplace and community [...]
via Food & Wine]
New Winery-Direct Website Aims to Fill an E-Commerce Void Rutledge took to Kickstarter to announce Casemates – “a wine community site with direct vineyard deals.” “We pioneered the winery-direct retail model for wine fans to buy online, from winemakers, with no middlemen…. So no one's better positioned than [...]
via Dallas News]
Whole Foods' wine biz replaced Amazon's, leading Dallas founder of Woot.com to create Casemates Casemates plans to offer new wine deals three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The site expects to start selling wine sometime in January, Rutledge said in an interview. Casemates also plans to build tools to let customers share by-the [...]
via D Magazine]
Matt Rutledge Gets Back in the Wine Business With Casemates The other: Rutledge is Kickstarting something Casemates, a site that will do direct-from-the-vineyard wine sales. Which brings us back to Amazon. Pretty much everything brings us back to Amazon, eventually. Rutledge started a similar wine deal called [...]
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While England is fast becoming an enviable location for producing bottle-fermented sparkling wines, making your own is not so easy.Could a plastic cork revolutionise home winemaking?A tech-savvy oenophile has invented a cork which he claims reduces the level of skill required to make fizz — paving the way for a boom in bottle-fermented wine production at home.The SparkleKlear, created by property surveyor and home wine enthusiast Malcolm Ward, uses a unique set of valves and seals to draw...
We drink a fair amount of wine in our world. From my wife’s Friday evening wine club to our many social engagements, we have the opportunity to indulge in some very good vino. A majority of the wine we consume comes from what most would consider classic vineyards. That said, we have several friends and coworkers who only drink sulfite-free wines. They usually pay extra and do not have nearly the selection we do across the board. So, when Julie asked if we wanted to try the Üllo Wine Purifier,...
Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Pozible have allowed numerous new products to confidently enter the market without the financial risks associated with traditional manufacturing.From multi-functional travel jackets to exploding kitten card games, even the most niche items are able to receive up to millions of dollars in pre-sales.We’ve rounded up some of the most highly-funded and creative products available on the web to overcome every problem in your home...
The people behind Wine.Woot, which Amazon purchased in 2010, are trying to save this wine-selling model. The old saying goes, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” However, for modern startup types, a more fitting phrase might be, “If at first you do succeed, and sell to Amazon for millions, but then Amazon mucks it up, why not try, try again and see if you can strike gold twice?” That appears to be the plan of the team behind Woot, an early success...