Bottle Talk

Why Aren't There More Multi-Colored Wine Bottles?

It's about time to shake up tradition,
Dec 18, 2014 9:00 am

Judging from these awesome bottle concept designs, it seems like packaging and branding designers are overlooking a goldmine opportunity in the wine department. More after the jump.

Oh, Sherry! Everything You Need To Know About The World's 'Best Pairing Wine'

Mix with liquor or pair with dinner, you can't lose
Jun 3, 2014 1:00 pm
Courtesy of Gonzalez Byass

The lightly fortified Spanish wine, which slowly fell out of popular favor around the middle of the 20th century, has been making a comeback in recent years as more people come to appreciate its complexity and versatility. Sherry expert Derek Brown explains.

Art Of The Label: Ornellaia Wines' 25th Anniversary Bottles

Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto for Ornellaia
Feb 28, 2013 4:02 pm

To help celebrate its 25th anniversary, Italian wine maker Ornellaia enlisted artist Michelangelo Pistoletto to craft the bottle design for its 2010 vintage. His gold and ivory silkscreened logo for "La Celebrazione" is an attention-getter to be sure.

A Design to Banish Label Snobbery

Less IS more for this small-batch Spanish wine
Apr 25, 2012 2:31 pm

Sometimes the best way to avoid label snobbery is to forgo the effort of creating a slick-looking sticker altogether.

Your Liquor Shelf's Best-Looking Bottles

A dashing lineup of whiskies from Compass Box
Apr 3, 2012 1:31 pm

Sure it's what's inside the bottle that really counts, but label snobs will find style and substance in Compass Box Whisky's revamped lineup of blended Scotch whiskies, each bearing a uniquely different label. ...

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