Packaging Wine: Thinking Outside the Box

Consumer interest in the environment and health is behind the decision by two wine makers to break with long-held traditions in packaging. Bonny Doon Vineyard of Santa Cruz, Calif., has introduced a wine ingredients label, believed to be a first in the country. One part of the label shows the basic ingredients. The second part reveals ingredients used during production. In 1987, the federal government

Consumer interest in the environment and health is behind the decision by two wine makers to break with long-held traditions in packaging.

Bonny Doon Vineyard of Santa Cruz, Calif., has introduced a wine ingredients label, believed to be a first in the country. One part of the label shows the basic ingredients. The second part reveals ingredients used during production.

In 1987, the federal government began requiring wine makers to make sulfite declarations. But that is the on

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