Unbreakable and low-weight: at some 50 grams a 0.7 l PET bottle weighs in as little as one tenth of their glass counterparts. This is why airlines around the globe love to serve wine in plastic packaging, but the sales of wine in PET bottles is also rising on the ground.
While German consumers still seem a little sceptical, other nations have already gone one step further:
Also banking on design are five young men from the German region of Palatinate. Six 0.25 l glass bottles with crown corks, presented as a six pack – with six different wines and five “patrons” who created them: Knut Fader, Thorsten Krieger, Stefan Meyer, Marius Meyer and Christian Heußler are all pictured on the bottles.
OAK FOR WINE BOTTLES
Bottles made of wood: It is well known that wine and whiskey mature in wooden casks. What’s new is that wine can now also be taken home bottled in wooden bottles. Andrea Calisi from Italy had the idea when he invented his “Pinocchio bottle”. He now exports his oak bottles to over 50 countries.