Cheers! Best In Box
Fairlady|November 2017

Cheers! Best In Box

Suzy Brokensha

When I was at varsity 100 years ago, box wine was pretty much all we ever bought, except when we were going really upmarket. Then we’d stretch to a 5L jug of Tassenberg, which came in a bottle, so was clearly classy.

But lately I am noticing a shift – well, two shifts, really: the first is that we’ve all more or less adapted to drinking wine with a screw top, as opposed to a cork. We no longer assume it’s inferior just because of its packaging, which is something I never thought would happen. If we can change our minds about that, why not about wine in a box, too?

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