15 Nov '11, 11am

Will Purists Drink Wine from a Cardboard Bottle?

Will Purists Drink Wine from a Cardboard Bottle?

To drink or not to drink..from a bottle that isn't glass, that is the question. A UK company has invented the world's first paper wine bottle. But will purists drink wine from it? GreenBottle has already invented the world's first paper milk bottle, featured in TreeHugger last January and already hitting the 100,000 sale mark. Now they are expanding into wine bottles, based on the same green principles. GreenBottle has developed a prototype paper bottle for wine that is theirs alone and is currently in talks with supermarkets and wine producers to make it available to the British public as early as next year. greenbottle /Promo image The revolutionary packaging is made of paper with a thin plastic lining. The paper outer shell is compostable and biodegradable. It will break down naturally when disposed of on a compost heap and can be recycled up to seven times. On the comp...

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