Approximate price (in US$) for a 12-bottle case of new glass bottles recently purchased by the Napa winery Trois Noix to be used to bottle the winery’s wines. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the same case cost about $19 in 2021 and $10 in 2020. The soaring cost of glass bottles have US wine producers panicked. Adding to the misery, single-use glass bottles carry a big carbon footprint which troubles environmentally conscious producers.

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