How can we get consumers to try alternative wine packaging? By Jakob Mesidis, Bill Page, Larry Lockshin, Armando Maria Corsi and Justin Cohen Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science, University of South Australia Calls from consumers, advocacy groups, and governments have seen industries adopt practices to reduce their CO₂ output. To this end, the wine industry
By Greg Stokes The world’s first known winery dates back to 4100BC in Europe. Large earthenware vessels (Qvevris) were used to store the wine and were covered with beeswax and were possibly in use as early as 6000BC. People have been drinking wine for millennia and over the years, the wine containers have changed. A
Packaging! Sometimes there can be too much, sometimes there can be too little… but how do you get the balance of product versus packaging just right? Ralph Moyle from the Australian Institute of Packaging talks about achieving ‘the Goldilocks spot’ as he presents some all-important guidance for wineries to make their packaging more sustainable as
By Tim Nowell-Usticke, director of WineWorks NZ Sustainability, sustainability, sustainability – it’s all anyone ever talks about these days.                                                        But, don’t we all know in the back of
As the wine industry continues to review its impact on the environment, companies on both sides of the Tasman are reviewing the materials used to package wine, and in doing so, creating innovative alternatives for producers seeking sustainable options, as Simone Madden-Grey writes. The recent Wine Intelligence report Global SOLA: Opportunities for Sustainable and Organic
By Gemma West All businesses must innovate – innovate or die they say. When I started in the wine industry in the early 2000s, it had just been through the heyday of the 1990s. Back then, I heard many winemakers saying “I make wines that I want to drink”, hoping the consumer would follow and
Packaging and labelling technologies for wine, just like bottling processes themselves, have advanced significantly in recent years. Della Toffola Pacific’s managing director, Paul Baggio, discusses these changes and the benefits to the business of winemaking. Della Toffola is very well regarded across all winemaking regions as the industry leader, with a multi-generational history of delivering
Packaging! Sometimes there can be too much, sometimes there can be too little… but how do you get the balance of product versus packaging just right? Ralph Moyle from the Australian Institute of Packaging talks about achieving ‘the Goldilocks spot’ as he presents some all-important guidance for wineries to make their packaging more sustainable as
Speaker Ralph Moyle, education coordinator for the Australian Institute of Packaging, will focus on the environmental impacts of wine packaging in his presentation to the upcoming PACKWINE Forum & Expo later this month. Moyle is an experienced food-packaging consultant with 40 years in the food processing industry, including 25 years focused on packaging. In his