Splash, an American direct-to-consumer online wine retailer, is hoping to make waves in the UK via London-based crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.
As reported by ProactiveInvestors.co.uk, the family-run company, which has over 60,000 customers in the US, is seeking to raise £1.5 million in equity through Crowdcube to fund its expansion into the UK.
Poor weather conditions in the EU have led to a sudden decrease in production.
Global wine output has dropped to its lowest level since 1957, according to latest figures released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).
The Chinese government has announced that it will lower the country’s VAT tax from the current 17% to 16% for imported goods, which is expected to boost China’s wine imports, especially for countries such as Australia and Chile that have signed Free Trade Agreements with China.
Roberson Wine’s urban winery, London Cru, is opening its cellar doors to the public this week and offering a free tasting.
Aimed at local residents and businesses in particular, the tasting will have a spring-theme and is a chance for the West-Brompton-based winery to show of its new range of all-English wines (the winery is only making English wines from the 2017 vintage onwards) as well as its new tasting room and events space.