Thursday April 9, 2020

Sales at crowdfunded wine retailer

Up 42 per cent worldwide last year

14th March, 2015
Eamon FitzGerald, who became interested in wine through blogging, said Naked Wines UK had increased staff numbers by 30 per cent to 145 people in its Norwich headquarters

A 30-year-old Dubliner sold €50 million worth of wine in Britain last year as managing director of Naked Wines UK, the crowdfunded online wine retailer.

Eamon FitzGerald, who became interested in wine while blogging, said Naked Wines UK had increased staff numbers by 30 per cent to 145 people in its Norwich headquarters in the last 12 months.

Naked Wines was founded by Rowan Gormley, who previously set up Virgin Money for Richard Branson. The overall group had...

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