Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group and the largest domestic manufacturer of glass bottles for the U.S. wine market, announced a long-term supply agreement with Copper Cane Wines & Provisions to manufacture all of its 750ml wine bottles in the U.S., beginning with its 2019 Vintage Series.
The partnership connects Napa Valley’s Copper Cane Wines & Provisions with Ardagh’s Madera, California, glass manufacturing facility, helping to keep the winery’s promise to stay local and sustainable by reducing its environmental footprint.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Ardagh Group on our wine bottles,” said Joseph Wagner, Owner of Copper Cane Wines & Provisions. “As a fifth-generation winemaker born and raised in Napa, I take pride in the land that I come from and buying our glass bottles from a domestic package supplier is important to me. At Copper Cane Wines & Provisions, we are always striving to be more sustainable in the supply chain and we look forward to continuing that mission with Ardagh glass bottles.”
As a provider of infinitely recyclable glass packaging, Ardagh is passionate about working with brands like Copper Cane Wines & Provisions to meet their sustainability goals.
“Copper Cane Wines & Provisions is known for its high quality and craftsmanship, and Ardagh takes great pride in this new partnership,” said John T Shaddox, Chief Commercial Officer for Ardagh’s North American Glass business unit. “Ardagh is passionate about working with Copper Cane Wines & Provisions to meet their sustainability initiatives by supporting the American economy with environmentally-friendly glass bottles that are made in the U.S.A.”
For more than 125 years, Ardagh has been producing 100 percent and endlessly recyclable glass bottles in the U.S. and offers a wide selection of premium wine bottles in a variety of colours, sizes, styles and finishes.
Ardagh is dedicated to the wine market with capabilities and resources to grow with wineries every step of the way. To view Ardagh’s extensive wine bottle stock portfolio, along with the new bottle being used by Copper Cane Wines & Provisions, which are all made in the U.S.A., visit ardaghgroup.com/wine2020.