When thinking of sparkling wines, many consumers, winemakers and bottling contractors would tend to think they are sealed off with a cork, with an exception made for piccolo-sized bottles. Some wine producers are beginning to seal some of their sparkling wines with crown cork caps, better known as bottle caps and more commonly associated with
In South Australia, a niche technology business is also involved in the fight to defend premium wine regions from counterfeiters around the world. eBottli launched late last year from Adelaide with a suite of new tracking and blockchain technologies, geolocating services for bottles or containers, and unique identifier labels for winemakers. “It guarantees the authenticity
The role of wine packaging at the forefront of industry sustainability and innovation will be the focus of a unique event in May. In its first year, the PACKWINE Forum & Expo will be a virtual and published event featuring expert industry speakers, a trade exhibition and design awards, all focused on wine packaging.
The evolution of wine bottling There’s plenty of innovation shifting the way that wine products are being delivered to consumers. While traditional glass bottles won’t disappear anytime soon, there are a range of new, and surprising, options for filling with wine. Journalist Samuel Squire explains how these latest advances are part of the long history