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WX Brands – Winetech funding #10: Edges out DRINKS. Probably ranks higher but the data is too hazy to know

New data for WX Brands has moved it into the #10 slot for winetech fund, edging out DRINKS. The company most probably should be higher, but no data is available to support that supposition.   The full charts and additional articles are available to Wine Executive News Premium Subscribers including: Background Weathering the DotCom Bubble […]

$15 million in new funding elevates DRINKS into Wine Tech Funding Top 10

DRINKS — Drinks Holdings Inc. (DHI) — has moved into the #10 slot in Wine Industry Insight’s Wine Tech Funding Top 10 with a $15  Million series B round of funding. DRINKS’ new funding moves Plum into the #11 spot       The full charts and additional articles are available to Wine Executive News […]

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Jeff Hill’s secret fraud trial indicates he may be an informant. Court removes indictment travel ban for job, but Hill has lost job

The case of Jeffry James Hill’s curious, delayed, and very secretive federal court case on criminal fraud charges may be somewhat closer to a possible explanation.   While the official court record has suffered from a preponderance of sealed documents, Wine Industry Insight has learned that Hill may have become an informant working with prosecutors. […]

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Plum Wine rounds out top 10 Wine Tech Fundings

    Plum.wine retails for $1,999 and, according to Williams-Sonoma: Automatically identifies each wine label with a built-in camera and database of more than 6 million wines. Provides content about winemaker, region, vintage, varietal and wine. Automatically chills two bottles independently to the optimal serving temperature for each varietal. Automatically pours wine in customizable sizes, […]

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eSkye Solutions moves up to #4 in wine-tech funding. Overall rankings adjusted by new data.

  Ninth in a series. eSkye Solutions — acquired by iControl (iControl Data Solutions) in 2017 — has moved into the #4 position as a result of new information received by Wine Executive News.   eSkye offers an Electronic Exchange Solution (EES) for Beer, Wine and Spirits distributors and retailers to synchronize product data, pricing […]

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Vinventions restructures company finances, moves into #1 position in wine investments ahead of Wine.Com

Wine Industry Insight’s most recent update of financial information shows that Vinventions (formerly Nomacorc) has now moved into the #1 position in wine venture investments with a $149 million refinancing. That moves Vinventions just ahead of Wine.Com which is in second position with $140 million.   Vinventions is an integrated closures company which began as […]

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Wine Direct (formerly Inertia Beverage Group) edges out Winc for #7

Note: An update in WineDirect funding bumped Winc to the #8 position. Previous WineDirect/IBG Wine Industry Insight Coverage Inertia Beverage Group Acquires/Merges With New Vine June – 4, 2009 Inertia Beverage Group Secures New Vine Assets – July 27, 2009 Inertia Beverage Group Raises $14MM in New Capital – December 17, 2009 IBG Buys WTN […]

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Codorniu Raventos to sell majority stake to Carlyle Group

NEWS RELEASE   THE CODORNÍU RAVENTÓS GROUP ENTERS INTO EXCLUSIVE NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE CARLYLE GROUP TO SELL A MAJORITY STAKE IN THE COMPANY   BARCELONA, SPAIN, JUNE 28, 2018 – The Codorníu Raventós Group has signed an exclusivity agreement for the sale of a majority stake in the company to funds managed by The Carlyle […]

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Central Valley ag land prices to decline, N. Coast increases will slow due to CA Sustainable Groundwater Act: Rabobank

Source: Rabobank

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Winc (Formerly Club W) comes in at #7 In WII’s Winetech funding survey

Relevant links For this start-up, the secret to selling wine online is making it yourself “Club W” Rebrands as “Winc” The un-redacted table is available to Wine Executive News Premium Subscribers. Premium Subscribers Log-In Here: CCBill premium subscribers, please click this link. Stripe premium subscribers, please click this link Previous Wine Industry Insight/Wine Executive News […]

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