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The world of Aluminium Closures
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Current survey confirms increasing preference for aluminium screw caps for wine

The Aluminium Closures Group has published the results of a recent survey on consumer preferences for wine and spirits bottle closures.

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LCA reveals positive environmental impact of aluminium closures for bottled wine

A Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) commissioned by the Aluminium Closures Group (ACG) showed how aluminium closures can help mitigate the environmental footprint of bottled wine.

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Join the Screwcap Revolution…new Website out now!

The new and expanded website for the Aluminium Closures Group, part of the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) family, has gone live. It explains one of the most impressive developments in the closures market – the rise of the screwcap. The screwcap revolution is based on many advantages screwcaps have compared to other types of closures for wine, spirits, water and oil, such as convenience, preservation of taste and quality, design and branding opportunities as well as being sustainable and economic.

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ACG - Global upward trend of aluminium closures used for still wines continues

Screw caps as closures for wines are on the rise – during the recent Mundus Vini* 2019 summer tasting, where 170 wine experts from 45 countries blind taste wines from all over the world, award-winning wines using aluminium closures accounted for 23% of the total (397 of 1737 medal winners) compared to 20% in 2018 (344 of 1730.) – that is an increase of 15%.

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Lets Twist Again – Like We Did Last Summer!

In the hot summer months ahead white and rosé wines are at their most popular. And more producers of these delicious and refreshing beverages are turning to aluminium closures as their preferred choice. Even in the traditional European markets, increasing numbers of winemakers are using this most convenient, elegant and effective form of closure. A simple twist is all that is necessary to gain access to the refreshing liquid inside!

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