• Corkd Is Back With A New CEO, Winery Fan Pages, And A Social Stream

    About two years ago, wine impresario Gary Vaynerchuk bought the wine-review site Corkd, but then he let it languish. He was busy with Wine Library TV, and branching out with speaking gigs, his own site, a book deal (Crush It!), another online TV show, and spending way too much time on Twitter. Corkd was pretty much ignored, and was even badly hacked last January. But Vaynerchuk promised that… Read More

  • Panorama Capital Pours $4.5 Million Into Online Wine Outlet Vinfolio

    Online wine store and community site Vinfolio has raised $4.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Panorama Capital after receiving an undisclosed amount of angel investment earlier. San Francisco-based Vinfolio offers a set of integrated services and resources to basically help wine enthusiasts and collectors buy, sell, manage and enjoy wine. Vinfolio CEO Stephen J. Bachmann said… Read More

  • Corkd Gets Hackd

    If you try to visit the URL for wine review website Corkd, you’ll automatically get rerouted to porn site Adult Friend Finder (obviously NSFW). We’re not sure how long this has been the case, but we’re not the only ones noticing. What’s weird about the redirect is that there’s a delay, so you’ll actually see the Corkd website for a second before it switches… Read More