Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2009

What’s in a Package?

Lynn Alley
Issue: October 31, 2009


Apparently a lot of wineries find bottles boring these days. What was once an occasional trickle of alternative wine packaging has become a torrent in recent years. Two factors are behind the flood: an effort to be more green (the new packages tend to be lighter, requiring less fuel to transport them) and the willingness of consumers to accept new packaging. Wine Spectator looks at bag-in-a-box, canned wine, Tetra Paks and aluminum and plastic bottles.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 6, 2009.


To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!


Already a member?


WineRatings+ app: Download now for 300,000+ ratings.