Phil Hurst, CEO, Truett-Hurst, Inc.

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.
Package Case Study

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.
Machine Case Study

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.

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.
Package Case Study

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.
Supplier News

Saddle Creek Logistics adds a new facility in Birmingham, AL

Third-party logistics company to relocate wine-distributing customer's operations to a new facility of its own.


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