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Dear winemaker: How do I pick out a wine glass?

Looking to enjoy your wine to the fullest? According to nakedwines.com winemaker Alex Farber, it all starts with the right glassware!

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Behind the Wine Naked Truth Naked Welcome

Top 10 indie winemakers you need to know

With 80 of the best indie winemakers in the world working here at nakedwines.com, getting to know all of them can seem overwhelming at first. The trick is just knowing where to begin… Here’s the ultimate who’s who of 10 (or so) winemakers every nakedwines.com newbie should follow from the start. One of the best […]

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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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Behind the Wine Naked Truth

A special holiday message from your winemakers

We’re grateful for you this season (and all seasons!) It’s nearing the end of 2018 (where did the time go?) – and your winemakers are wrapping up harvest as we speak… And that wondrous time – when the cellar goes quiet, and row after row of oak barrels are stacked snug, full of hundreds more Angel-funded wines… […]

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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 […]

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Behind the Wine Naked Pairings

Top 5 meals to pair with indie wines

Nakedwines.com winemakers contribute serving and pairing advice for every exclusive wine. Looking for dinner inspo? Check out these 5 popular food pairings – and meal-ready wines! If you’re not hungry for a case of delicious wines yet, just wait ’til you see the street tacos… 1. Shellfish, sea scallops and salmon Pair with: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and […]

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Behind the Wine

Naked Gold Medal Wines

8 of your Angel-funded wines just won prestigious awards at the San Francisco Chronicle wine competition, and we wanted to give a round of applause to the winemakers who won (and some context on why this is so cool). ROX Scott Peterson Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma 2013 – DOUBLE GOLD DRG Daryl Rex Groom Highmark Ridge Russian […]

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Naked Truth

How Angels will change American sparkling wine forever

Thanks to our wine Angels, we’re quickly changing one of the most conservative fields of Californian winemaking: sparkling wine. We’re making it possible for talented indie winemakers to break into the field that was once dominated by gargantuan companies and massive fortunes. Why is this a big deal? In case you don’t know, making sparkling […]

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Behind the Wine

Wayne Donaldson sparkling wine update

The much-anticipated release of Wayne Donaldson’s wine is being delayed an eensy bit so that Wayne can maintain the impeccable quality of his bubbly. Wayne gets the freedom to focus on quality Quality is Wayne’s #1 priority, and that’s why we agree whole-heartedly with Wayne about delaying bottling. This has an unfortunate impact because it means his […]