2008 Capsule Report: Small Wineries Maintain Course with Tin Capsules Despite Skyrocketing Costs
by Cathy Fisher
Sep 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The results of Wine Business Monthly's 2008 capsule survey show that while the price of tin as a raw material continues to rise dramatically, tin capsule usage among wineries, especially small ones, remains strong. Rod Keeling of Keeling-Schaefer Vineyards in Pearce, Arizona (2,500 cases) has decided to stay with tin capsules for his entire production of Syrah and Grenache wines (ranging from $15 to $18 per bottle) despite tin's rising price...
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