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Naked Truth

Napa shouldn’t give up on the 99%

There is a real risk that Napa’s success in the luxury market could lead to its downfall – unless companies like nakedwines.com take action to stop it.

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Behind the Wine

Nakedwines.com celebrates 7 years!

This online wine revolution started seven whole years ago today. And your winemakers are busy celebrating YOUR success!

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Naked Pairings

The best recipe you’ve never tried: Sauvignon Scallops

Top off a cool summer night with these melt-in-your-mouth scallops, made insanely addictive thanks to a sear in Sauvignon Blanc butter sauce (for added savory crunch). We used David Marchesi’s North Coast white – but any dry aromatic wine will plump up the flavor in this perfectly simple dish. There’s no shame in licking the […]

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Behind the Wine

What does a Winemaker of the Year drink?

We asked nakedwines.com’s Winemaker of the Year what he’s drinking these days – and boy , did he deliver! Stephen revealed all his favorite fine wines, from bottle-aged Tempranillo to the french Bordeaux of his foodie dreams.

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Behind the Wine Naked Awards

Indie Wines Win 71 Medals

The results from the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition are in… and you stuck it to the man! 71 Angel-funded wines took home medals. These indie wines smoked the competition — and beat the BIGGEST names (like Apothic and Ménage à Trois!) You stunned a huge critics panel — and the world — by […]

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Naked Awards

64 MORE wine medals for nakedwines.com!

Critics are laying gold medals at your feet! You should be so proud Your winemakers, super-powered by your Angel support, left critics’ jaws on the floor this year — collecting 64 wine medals in the US alone! Earlier this year, 44 of your wines won prestigious medals at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – 1 […]

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Naked Truth

Harvest updates from indie wine country

It’s the most important time of year for your giddy Angel-funded winemakers… Harvest! And nothing can change the big, glowing smiles on your winemakers’ faces. They’ve been waiting for this month like a kid waiting for Santa… and it’s finally here! It’s harvest season y’all…  

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Naked Awards

Your first annual Rookie of the Year is…

The competition results are in! Out of 6 new winemakers launching this year, we asked Angels to follow their favorite. As promised, the new winemaker with the most followers gets an impressive title — Rookie of the Year 3,760 Angels participated… and we have a winner Now that the totals are tallied and the anticipation is at an […]

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Behind the Wine

Keep indie wines frosty with these tricks

The summer sun’s beating down as we speak. Here are a few wine chilling hacks to help you out in a pinch – follow these instructions, and you’ll stay cooler than a polar bear’s toes. 1. Glammed-up wine fridge A wine fridge in the kitchen? Makes sense. But a disguised wine fridge in the living room, […]

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Behind the Wine

5 wines partygoers love

Picking out wine for a party… it’s never easy! But don’t fret – read on for tips that’ll help you with any occasion you’ve got in store. 1. Sparkling You know the drill – you’re hosting dinner with friends when all of a sudden a big “CONGRATS!” fills the room! For any impromptu celebration, we recommend having a bottle of sparkling on […]