Posts Tagged: wine


Chinese wine e-tailer gets $49 million funding to take over the world’s second-biggest wine market

Jiuxian specializes in wines and Chinese baijiu. It claims to have over 100,000 paying customers across 55 cities in China.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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This Sino-French Startup Aims to Give China a Monthly Taster of Fine Wines

With nearly 10 percent of my posts in the past couple of weeks being about some alcohol-related website, I’m at risk of appearing obse...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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China-Based Wine E-Tailer Vinehoo Raises Funding For its Flash Sales

Being big fans of both alcohol and startups, we’re pleased to hear of yet more funding for a Chinese wine e-commerce site. This time i...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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Amid Flood of Traffic from China, UK Wine Site Responds with Chinese Version

We recently pointed out figures from Analysis International which said that Chinese consumers are expected to buy $2 billion in wine, beer, ...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Wine E-Tailer WineNice Gives Taster of New Series B Funding Round

Just a week after one rival pocketed $32 million in funding, an executive at the wine e-commerce site WineNice – or Jiumei in Chinese ...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 1:41 pm
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Jiuxian Focuses on French Wines in New Push for Luxury Shoppers

The management team of Jiuxian, China’s top alcohol e-tailer, are off on a merry jaunt to France for a one-week fact-finding mission in wh...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 7:34 pm
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In Wine There’s Profit For a New Chinese E-Commerce Startup

In vino lucror. If it’s a truth that China’s growing middle-classes have a great taste for wine, then profit will surely follow....

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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Chinese wine estore Jiuxian uncorks $70 million in funding

Chinese wine estore cracks open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate nearly $70 million in funding

Jiuxian, arguably China’s top wine-specialist ecommerce site, has revealed it has secured RMB 420 million – that’s US$69 m...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 8:57 am
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China’s WineNice Raises Over $15M in Funding, Rumored to Involve Rothschild Support

Yes, this is the third bit of news for a China-based wine e-commerce site in as many days. This time it’s the turn of WineNice to coun...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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China’s Priciest Wine E-Commerce Site Launches, Aims at $50M in 1st Year Sales

China’s wealthiest wine connoisseurs now have another option when trying to source the very best wines. Over the weekend, the new e-co...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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China’s Online Alcohol Sales to Reach $2 Billion in 2014, Might Need to Buy Some Stomach Pumps Too

Well, that’s a lot of booze. Chinese consumers are expected to buy 13 billion RMB – a full $2 billion – in wines, beers, a...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 12:33 pm
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Cheers! Wine E-Tailer Jiuxian Celebrates $32 Million Series C Funding

This calls for a drink! The Chinese e-commerce site, which specializes in selling wines and spirits, has cause to celebrate afte...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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TasteV: Shopping for Wine Gets Social, Lets Users Sample the Goods

Wine is best enjoyed with friends – and that’s the approach being taking by the new Chinese startup TasteV with its “invit...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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