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
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
As part of its PACKWINE initiative, Winetitles Media recently invited members of the Australian and New Zealand wine industries to participate in a survey that explored their thoughts on and usage of packaging alternatives to glass bottles. The survey also asked wine company representatives to identify the current focus of their marketing spend and the
By Ben Luker Awareness of alternative packaging amongst Australian drinkers is on the rise, but COVID-19 has limited opportunities for conversion. The key drivers towards casks and cans are portability and the desire for smaller portion sizes amongst younger drinkers. However, the pandemic has removed the out-of-home occasions where this is most relevant, limiting demand.
There seems to be a temptation for wineries and other packaged consumer goods producers to adapt their packaging to different countries and different cultures. The adaptation can range from merely translating the words on the package to the language of a country or culture to redesigning the whole package to be more appealing to the
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
What makes new products successful? That’s a question that will be addressed by 2021 PACKWINE speaker Gemma West, an independent professional with more than two decades of experience in the wine sector. “Whether it be a widget or a new wine, the product must solve a customer’s problem,” explained West. “Every company has had successful
“The beginning of every year is always characterised by the desire to predict future marketing trends,” explains Dr Armando Maria Corsi, who will be a presenter at the 2021 PACKWINE Forum & Expo. “This aspiration gets even stronger in years such as those we are experiencing right now, as we feel the world is changing
PACKWINE Forum & Expo
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 / Published in Innovation, Packaging, Speakers, Sustainability
What does it mean for the grape and wine sector to be sustainable on a regional level? One of the speakers at the upcoming PACKWINE Forum & Expo will be examining how a wine business can embrace sustainable practices to build a stronger industry. Tim Nowell-Usticke is the founder of New Zealand contract bottling, storage
Paul Baggio, managing director of Della Toffola Pacific and one of Australia’s leaders in winemaking and packaging technology, will share his insights as a speaker at the upcoming 2021 PACKWINE Forum & Expo. Mr Baggio has extensive experience at the forefront of wine machinery manufacturing, following a 25-year career in the local industry. Under his