Fancy a glass of red? Perhaps a drop of white? A dash of Rosé? Well now you can add a bottle of green to the wine list thanks to Truett-Hurst wineries, who have recently released an energy and cost-saving bottle made out of paper.
Currently available in Safeways, Paperboy Wine uses a similar system to boxed wine, just in a more respectable shape. Made from compressed, recycled paper that’s designed to hold together in a watery ice bucket for up to three hours, the bottle is also lined with a recyclable sleeve keeps your wine nicely chilled.
Whether it will receive the same resistance as screwtop and plastic corks remains to be seen, but it’s hard to ignore the fact they take just 15% of the energy required to produce glass bottles, and the empty bottle weighs just 28 grams (1 ounce) which massively reduces carbon footprints in shipping.