The carbon footprint of packaging, and what should be done about it

This is a recording from our Sustainable Wine Packaging online conference that took place on 23rd June, 2021.

Research appears to show that packaging can be the largest part of wine’s carbon footprint, with up to 30% of the GHG emissions from wine, being in bottle manufacture and transport. We will look at the latest numbers on impact, how this can be changed. We’ll also ask what retailers want now on packaging performance, and how will that change to 2025 and beyond?


  • Anne Jones, partner and category manager drinks, Waitrose & Partners
  • Kim Forsberg, sustainability manager, VinGruppen
  • Joanna Griffiths, global food community director, BSI
  • Carlos de Jesus, marketing & communication director, Amorim Cork

Moderator: Toby Webb, co-founder, Sustainable Wine

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