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Nakedwines.com named 'Best Wine Club' 2019

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Naked Wines PLC
23 August 2019

Nakedwines.com named 'Best Wine Club' 2019 by USA TODAY Readers


Nakedwines.com, the US arm of Naked Wines PLC, the fast-growing online wine subscription service, has been awarded 'Best Wine Club' 2019 in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards. The award is testament to the wine company's high-quality customer service, selection of unique independent winemakers, and continued growth in the US wine market.


A total of 20 nominees - including the largest and most established clubs in the US - were chosen by a panel of wine experts and master sommeliers, prominent food and drink sector journalists and editors from USA TODAY and 10Best.com, before voting was opened to the public who crowned nakedwines.com the overall winner.


Nakedwines.com customers, known as "Angels", contribute funds to the company's online platform, where they can order wine from a unique, specialized network of independent winemakers.  Nakedwines.com provides Angels with personal recommendations based on their previous purchases, ratings and more than 18.2 million reviews from fellow wine drinkers. Angels also enjoy special pricing on their orders and the opportunity to get to know winemakers directly through the company's vibrant online community.


Globally, there are now 197 nakedwines.com winemakers producing more than 1,000 wines in 17 countries. With the support of more than 500,000 Angels enjoying buying wine the smarter way, nakedwines.com is attracting the industry's top winemaking talent, eager to escape the creative restrictions of the big corporate wine scene and build direct relationships with customers at the fastest-growing direct-to-consumer wine business.


Commenting on the award win, nakedwines.com President Nick Devlin, said: "We're delighted to be awarded 'Best Wine Club' in one of the world's biggest markets. The US is a key focus area for us, and this prestigious award reflects the huge efforts of our team, their specialised wine expertise and unrivalled ability to champion some of the finest independent wine producers for our customers.


"The US is a major growth market for nakedwines.com and we look forward to expanding our presence, continuing to support independent winemakers and further building our growing network of delighted customers." 



Further information about USA TODAY's Best Wine Club award can be found here: https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-wine-club/




About nakedwines.com:


Nakedwines.com is the US arm of Naked Wines PLC, an online wine company that invests in independent winemakers to produce exclusive wines for its one-of-a-kind, interactive community. Founded in 2008, the business uses crowdfunding from customers (called "Angels") to support independent producers around the world. This way, nakedwines.com's network of winemakers can sell all of their wines and make a living, while Angels get to drink lovingly-made wines at special prices.


The company operates in the UK, Australia and the USA. In 2015, nakedwines.com was acquired by Majestic Wine PLC. The enlarged group announced in August 2019 the proposed sale of its Majestic Retail and Commercial assets and the intention to focus solely on the nakedwines.com business.



For further information, please contact:

Nakedwines.com US
Christy Bors, Senior Brand Manager US
[email protected]



Tel: +1 707.738.5790

Nakedwines.com Global

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Damian Reece

Guy Scarborough

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Tel: +44 (0)207 457 2020 or 07931 598 593


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