Apr 2010 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Top Story Champagne Heralds Lighter Bottle Part of Larger Carbon Reduction Campaign to Cut Emissions 25 Percent by 2020 The Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) announced the official launch of a new standard bottle that will significantly cut the region’s carbon emissions. The new bottle, which is more than 2 ounces lighter, will reduce annual CO2 output by 8,000 metric tons, equivalent to the annual CO2 emissions of 4,000 cars. After significant testing and marke...
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