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01.2012

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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THE AMAZING PAPER WINE BOTTLE

 Wine packaging used to be so simple. A bottle, a cork and done. These days though, as the world’s landfills are overflowing, alternative biodegradable packaging is the wave of the future. In response to this mounting threat, the UK will soon see the launch of the world’s first paper wine bottle. It may not get the warmest reception from the wine world but the company behind the product is already in talks with a leading [...] Read More »

SCREWCAPS vs. CORKS THE DEBATE CONTINUES

 It’s been at least a decade since Stelvin enclosures (AKA screwcaps) began regularly appearing on wine bottles. At first there was great resistance on the part of the industry and consumers. However, over the last few years, the trade has gradually come to accept and embrace the closures for their efficiency. Public acceptance has been slower but it continues to grow. But depending on which survey you read, screwcaps are either completely out of favor [...] Read More »

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