September 20, 2017
Humans have been drinking wine for millennia, and over the years, the wine containers have changed, as have methods of winemaking -production and transport. The world’s first winery might have been in ancient Armenia. The winery dates back to 4100 BC, and archaeologists found large earthenware containers used for storing wine.
September 6, 2017
Have you ever ordered an item and returned home from work to find that you’ve received a notice informing you that your parcel got as far as your front door, but was taken away because you were out? Frustrating, isn’t it?
August 30, 2017
You can recognise wines, or wine types, by the shape of the bottles they come in. Today there are many different types of wine bottle, but there are three main ones — the Bordeaux, Burgundy and Alsace/Mosel bottle.
August 23, 2017
In 2016, Garçon Wines invented the world’s first full-sized wine bottle that could easily be delivered through a letterbox. This wine company wasn’t the first company to flat-pack products that can be delivered through your mail slot, but it recognised the growing trend for packages that can easily drop through letterboxes.
August 17, 2017
Just over fifty years ago, an Australian winemaker, Thomas Angove, filed a patent for what has become known as bag-in-box wine (with a collapsible plastic bag inside it). Some people said that it would never catch on. Even Tom Angove’s son was sceptical about his father’s invention, but it really did take off.