Jessica Masters
Tuesday, 09 May 2023 / Published in Award, Design, Packaging, People's Choice
Entries to the PACKWINE Design Awards have been many and varied with innovative designs challenging the status quo when it comes to wine packaging. Designs fall across six categories: Luxury, Classic, Alternative Format, Redesign, Series and Presentation/Gift Pack. The People’s Choice Award is now open and all entries can be found here. It’s time to
Jessica Masters
Tuesday, 04 April 2023 / Published in 2023, Announcements, Award, Design Awards, News
Do you need more time to enter? We know it’s been a busy vintage with lots to do in the vineyard and winery. For this reason, PACKWINE is extending our invitation to enter the 2023 Design Awards. Give your latest wine product a chance to stand out among the best of the year. The popular
Jessica Masters
Tuesday, 07 March 2023 / Published in 2023, Award, Design Awards, News
Hurry entries are open for a limited time only! Back for another year, the highly-anticipated PACKWINE Design Awards are calling for entries for the year’s most outstanding wine packaging. Now in their third year, the hugely popular awards are back to recognise the best of the best product designs in the wine industry across Australia

Jessica Masters
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 / Published in News
Visit the 2022 PACKWINE Forum & Expo now! The 2022 PACKWINE Forum & Expo is now live at This unique event includes an on-demand webinar that features expert industry speakers addressing PACKWINE’s theme, ‘What does it take to make a change – Why is there resistance to change?’ Discussing important packaging related topics for
Change comes in many forms and can be spurred on by collective action and, sometimes, a simple deadline. Laws in the European Union (EU) state that all packaging will have to be reusable or recyclable by 2050, and that all industry mustn’t emit any CO2 by 2050. Adeline Farrelly is Secretary General of FEVE, the
Wine packaging design is the front line when it comes to engaging with consumers. Design can either entice new consumers or scare them away. Rowena Curlewis is the CEO of Denomination, an award winning drinks design consultancy based in Australia, the UK and the US. In its 20 year history, the consultancy firm has worked
Most people will be familiar with the phrase; “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. But perhaps it’s time to broaden the industry thinking about re-use. Understanding the lifespan of waste and where it goes is key to exploring how a business can improve its suitability credentials and lower its footprint. Ralph Moyle FAIP, CPP, is an experienced food-packaging
Sustainability within wine packaging is something that should be examined every part of the wine industry supply chain. Marta Mendonca has been managing the Porto Protocol Foundation since December 2019 and is an advocate for finding greater sustainability throughout the industry. “It is the bottle, the very first layer in direct contact with the product
Circular packaging markets are becoming closer and closer to reality as producers and suppliers look to ways to reduce the cost and impact of packaging. The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a co-regulatory not-for-profit which is leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Alison Appleby, APCO Member Services Manager, joined
With sustainability receiving a lot of attention across the Australian and New Zealand wine industry, producers and suppliers are looking at ways to lower costs and improve efficiencies. At the upcoming PACKWINE Forum & Expo, a special panel of industry experts will examine future directions for sustainable wine packaging and will explore options for primary,