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Wine critic decries heavy glass bottles

The Observer’s wine critic suggests a range of packaging alternatives to glass. Countries using unnecessarily heavy glass bottles, he says, are Spain, Argentina, and Chile.

Nowhere are the complexities of the sustainable packaging movement captured more vividly than in wine packaging. Aren’t glass bottles, the container of choice in the wine industry, as sustainable as the day is long when they have such a good recycling rate? Perhaps not, says

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