Glass Purchasing Trends
Back-to-back bumper vintages have vastly increased the demand for glass; suppliers and distributors say wineries should heed ordering lead times this year to get their fill.
Apr 2014 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Bumper grape harvests in 2012 and 2013 and healthy increases in consumer wine purchases are bolstering the demand for wine bottle glass in 2014. Accordingly, some glass suppliers and distributors forecast tighter bottle inventory, though others say supplies are adequate to meet increasing demand. Contributing to this positive view is rising acceptance and satisfaction with glass from China that now supplements finite domestic availability by up to 30 percent. Glass buying trends in 2014 point t...
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