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Giving back in a time of COVID – two winemaker videos tell the tale

With over 200,000 Angels behind them, these two winemakers can take the endless generosity of the nakedwines.com community and pay it forward where it matters most right now – back into their own communities.

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Our $5 million pledge to save independent wineries

With an ongoing international health crisis, the reverberating impact of business closures – including bars, restaurants and winery tasting rooms – is being felt by winemakers everywhere. To help the industry and our global community of winemakers, we want to help broadcast the stories of family wineries and winemakers worldwide – and offer them the […]

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A world of thanks from Sam Plunkett

As Sam would say: “It’s been quite a year” How does an independent winemaker caught in some of the biggest back-to-back challenges of his whole career keep it together without skipping a beat?  It’s simple – just 200,000 nakedwines.com Angels. As harvest wraps in Australia, Sam Plunkett’s taking stock of everything he’s been through this […]

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To fight a deadly disease, one winemaker’s craft is hand sanitizer

To fight a deadly disease, one Washington winemaker’s craft is hand sanitizer. Read about Dave Harvey’s efforts to curb Covid-19 cases in the Pacific Northwest.

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The Wine Drinker’s Guide to Ordering In

#TheGreatAmericanTakeout on March 24th is a national event to help the restaurant industry through an economic rough patch.  If you’re in a place to support a local business right now we encourage you to join us in requesting a meal delivery – for you, a loved one, or a group of healthcare workers looking for […]

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A close call Down Under, Angels rally for fire relief

Sam Plunkett spoke too soon, but fire didn’t get the last word.   For an Angel-funded winemaker based in one of the Australian states most affected by wildfires that have scorched 15 million acres in the southeastern part of the country since last year, rain was news worth sharing. Sam posted to his nakedwines.com wall after […]

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A Toast – To the Real Hero of 2019

Every year, we’re astounded by the generosity of this community. Here’s a look back at 3 incredible ways Angels gave back in 2019! In the seven years we’ve known you, you’ve done a world of good – click here for the full recap of all the wonderful ways Angels have helped those in need. As […]

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The Top Craft Cocktails To Make with Wine

Get 2019’s best contributed cocktail recipes – and an essential sparkling shopping list! Naked Wines is a community of thousands who love sharing how they enjoy delicious indie wines, their way. To mark the end of the year, we’re sharing a few of our community’s top sparkling cocktails – share yours by tagging @nakedwinesusa on […]

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A heartfelt thank you – from the Groom family

Stories like this are what makes the community at nakedwines.com so special. Thank you for your generous hearts in helping a world-famous winemaker and his incredible son change thousands of lives for the better.   In case you haven’t heard Colby’s story yet Colby Groom was born with a congenital heart defect that resulted in him […]

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A wine drinker’s coffee guide

Coffee? From a bunch of wine lovers? You got that right!

Indie winemaker Tom Shula roasted a limited-edition Bourbon Arabica coffee this year – and it’s an exclusive gift inside Angels’ Gourmet Thanksgiving Case this year.

We sat down (coffee in hand) with Tom to get the full story about this exclusive coffee – and of course, Tom shared his foolproof advice to get most deliciousness out of every drop!