Is the Kinsbrae Portavino Aluminum Wine Bottle Cost Efficient?

Alternative Packaging for Wine in the Face of Rising Prices

Wine has been bottled in glass for centuries. At one time, it was essentially the only option available. Even as other alternative packaging options have emerged over the years, the tradition of packaging wine in glass bottles has persisted as part of the pedigree established for each vintage. Alternative packaging, regardless of how practical it might be, may come across as cheap or gauche. However, due to dramatic increases in inflation, glass bottles have become prohibitively expensive for winemakers and customers alike. PortaVino wine bottles from Kinsbrae Packaging offer an attractive alternative.

Why Are Glass Bottles More Expensive?

Compared to other packaging options, the process of producing glass bottles uses a lot of energy. As the price of oil continues to climb, the costs involved in producing bottles also increase. This extra expense gets passed down first to the winemaker and later to the consumer. This is especially true in Europe due to conflict between two of the biggest energy producers, resulting in a shortage of fuel among other hardships.

Glass bottles are also more expensive to transport from place to place. Glass is heavy, and the weight of the bottles is added to the weight of their contents. Heavier cargo requires more fuel to transport from place to place. With gas prices rising, a full tank of fuel costs significantly more than it used to, all of which makes transporting glass bottles of wine increasingly more expensive and less practical.

What Are PortaVino Wine Bottles, and How Do They Help Solve the Problem?

Given the increase in prices, even the most traditional wine connoisseur may be receptive to drinking canned wine in Ontario. Economic analysis shows that sales of wine in a can recently grew to over $180 million dollars. Kinsbrae’s PortaVino wine bottles are made entirely of aluminum, which is not only one of the most recyclable materials in the world but also lightweight compared to glass bottles. This makes them easier and less expensive to produce and transport from place to place.

PortaVino bottles have a traditional shape with a neck that is narrower at the top. Each bottle has a capacity of 250 millilitres.

What Are Other Advantages of PortaVino Wine Bottles?

In addition to cost-effectiveness, PortaVino wine bottles offer significant advantages over glass bottles:

  • Durability: One of the biggest disadvantages of glass is that it is fragile and breaks easily. Aluminum bottles are much more durable. They do not shatter with the application of force.
  • Portability: PortaVino wine bottles are easy to carry. Not only that but, because they are unbreakable, they are able to go places where glass bottles would be prohibited because they could pose a safety risk if broken. Anywhere that you can take an alcoholic spirit in a can, you can also take a PortaVino wine bottle.
  • Convenience: In addition to the portability of aluminum wine bottles, they are also convenient because they can be resealed, allowing you to save the leftover portion for later.
  • Eco-Friendliness: While both glass and aluminum are recyclable, aluminum is considered to be one of the most recyclable materials in the world. Making aluminum beverage containers requires less energy than making glass ones, and recycling beverage containers of any material uses less energy than making them from virgin materials. Thus, by choosing aluminum bottles for your product, you are significantly reducing your carbon footprint, and by purchasing your product, so are your consumers.
  • Customizability: With sleeved bottles from PortaVino, you can make your product stand out from the rest with your own custom-designed bottle featuring your name, logo, and whatever other information you see fit to include.

Find out more about our aluminum wine bottles and the benefits they have to offer your company and your customers.

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