Wine

WineryGuide is, quite obviously, a guide to wineries

As a fan of wine and guides, WineryGuide got my attention. Created by Aga and Mariusz Andryszewski, the service offers detailed guides to wineries in Napa Valley in a compact and smart way. “The

HelloFresh is launching a wine club, taking a page from the Blue Apron playbook

As competition among them heats up, meal kit startups are expanding their repertoire, including by selling their dinner kits at groceries and adding new products to their catalogs. Today, early meal k

Booze investors favor apps, gadgets and biotech

Archaeological records show humans have been making alcohol since at least 7000 BC. We figured out wine more than 6,000 years ago. By the time the ancient Egyptians entered the scene, brewers were mak

The story of Naked Wines

If you're a big fan of wine but still want to run a startup, there may not be that much innovation you can get away with on the product side. Wine, when all is said and done, is still wine. That doesn

Ava promises to clone high-end wines without using any grapes

You’ve heard of turning water into wine, but Alec Lee and his founding team of bioengineers have taken to their San Francisco laboratory to turn molecules into wine. “We create the wine w

Kuvée raises $6 million for smart wine bottles

Because everything is “smart” these days, wine bottles are getting an Internet connection, too. Meet Kuvée, a refillable case that keeps wine fresh for up to 30 days. Announcing $6 millio

Underground Cellar Is A Wine-Buying Site That Rewards You With “Better” Bottles For Free

While the Internet is not lacking in places to buy wines online, a new Y Combinator-backed startup called Underground Cellar has come up with an interesting new concept for wine sales, where its custo

California Democrats .Whine Over Proposed .Wine Domains

Let’s see if we can do this without making any puns. In May, California Democratic Congressman Mike Thompson sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigning Names and Numbers (ICANN), as

Point The WineGlass App At A Wine Menu, See Reviews And How Much To Pay

A wine menu is just a string of confusing French words to most people. But take a photo of one with WineGlass, and the app overlays reviews, tasting notes, and what you should expect to pay for each b

Wine App Delectable Raises $3M Series A

Delectable, an iOS app that lets you find and share wine recommendations, has announced a $3 million Series A round led by Deep Fork Capital (early investors in Trulia and Oodle), DN Capital, and Ceyu

Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Arrives On iPad

Having a good wine and want to remember it later? A mobile app called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.drync.com/">Drync</a> has proven handy in helping you do just that, by offering a simple way

Tesco Will Work With A South African Empowerment Project To Create The First “Social” Wine. This Won’t End Well

I usually don't like potentially viral feel-good PR BS from tech companies - let alone grocery chain Tesco - but, as a lush, I'm slightly intrigued by this campaign. Basically the chain is working wit

Likelii Is A Database Of Booze That Bends To Your Whims

Because I am a <s>conessueir</s> <s>conneseur</s> lover of fine wines, cordials, spirits, toner, rubbing alcohol, and cooking sherry, I find myself often dealing with entrepreneurs who are focused on

Winestyr, A Craft Booze Marketplace, Offers Wine “Playlists” To Help You Choose

As a hardcore boozehound, there's nothing I like better than to create a mood by putting on a Rush album and drinking down a bottle of vodka. But what about special occasions like the birth of a puppy

Club W Hits $1 Million In Annualized Revenue In 12 Weeks

If you love old Vitamin W as much as I do, you'll be pleased to note that folks who are disrupting the staid old wine industry are doing well. Case in point: <a HREF="http://www.clubw.com/">Club W</a>

Better Late Than Never: Wine.com Gets A Mobile Website

Today, the online retailer for wine enthusiasts (with the killer domain name) <a href="http://www.wine.com/">Wine.com</a> is finally launching a mobile site at <a href="http://m.wine.com">m.wine.com</

8-Bit Vintner retiring geek wines

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/8-bit-vino.jpg" />Geeks generally aren't associated with drinking wine; soda, beer, sometimes even mead, but rarely do you connect wine d

Social wine site Uvinum uncorks in the US

<img class="shot" title="uvinum" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/uvinum.png" alt="" width="250" height="47" />[Spain] Just last week, <a title="Uvinum" href="http://www.uvinum.co

Luxury wine vending machine

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/vending_wine_machine-620x282.jpg" /> It's not really a secret: Japan loves vending machines. So it's not really surprising this newest (

Kalorik wine cooler keeps vino at optimal drinking temperature

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/winechiller150dpi.jpg">If you’re into wine, as some people are prone to be, perhaps you have some sort of fancy refrigerator or even an
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