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Study: Consumers prefer aluminum closures for wine/spirits

Among the factors driving the preference for aluminum wine/spirits closures are reclosability and recyclability.
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Phil Hurst, CEO, Truett-Hurst, Inc.
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A toast to wine pack innovation

Phil Hurst is CEO of Healdsburg, CA-based Truett-Hurst, Inc., a wine company that in the last couple of years has introduced several new products in unique packaging formats: a paper-wrapped bottle, a molded paper bottle, and a square glass bottle, among them.
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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
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Winery selects label with alternative barrier coating

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will transition to a pressure-sensitive paper label with a mineralized coating for its white wine that provides a high barrier for wet conditions.
Conveyor transports the stacks to the packaging system, where a film hood is pulled over the palletized beverage cases.
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Stretch hooding protects sparkling wine

In order to transport palletised beverage cartons to the central warehouses and distribution centres of its customers, the German market leader for sparkling wine, Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH, Freyburg (Unstrut), decided to equip two of its production locations with stretch hood M high-capacity packaging systems.
Wine competition includes packaging.
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Wine competition adds packaging as a category

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) is taking this opportunity to issue a “Call for Entries” for its 2014 competition.
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Single-serve wine vials provide 'accessible luxury'

New glass vial package designed to hold a single serving of high-end wine; applications include hotel amenities and restaurants, among others.
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PLA capsules adorn wine bottles

Trinity Oaks begins using compostable wine bottle capsules made from renewable materials.
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Organic wines in stand-up pouch are 'uncorked'

A line of three fruit-inspired wine varieties are launched in an eco-friendly stand-up pouch by organic winemaker Gilles Louvet.
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Wine by the single-serve PET glass served up for summer

Single-serve wine in a stemware-style PET glass is launched, using proprietary technology that keeps the product fresh and the glass clean from handling.

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