The Greeks Romans were pretty eco-friendly with their use of amphorae – these vessels were refilled and reused ad infinitum… how do we compete several millenia later? Most wine nowadays is packaged in glass with a cork seal.  I’ve written about the cork vs. screw cap debate, but what about the big question around the environmental friendliness of glass? Heavy glass bottles take huge amounts of energy to manufacture and transport.  What could replace glass bottles, credibly and realistically?  They play an important role in the marketing and brand positioning of the product, as well as allowing the wine to continue maturing once bottled.  The colour of the glass also plays a role – the transparent nature of white/rose and dessert wines allows the…