cask wine

cask wine

Wine that is packaged in a plastic bladder within a cardboard box. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. Some people prefer the traditional glass bottles, but I think cask wines are the best value for the money!
See also: wine
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Meanwhile, oenophiles can take a flight from the "super-knowledgeable staff" of Cask Wine Bar in San Carlos, who navigate visitors through a global wine selection, or experience new wine bars such as Healdsburg's Bergamot Alley, the "upscale without being pretentious" Etcetera Wine Bar in the Mission, and SoMa's Jamber Wine Pub .
Zbigniew Welnowski, aged 45, of Walsall Street, Canley, admitted stealing two boxes of cask wine to the value of pounds 7.
He and co-author Dr Fiona Gunasekara found discounted cask wine could cost as little as 62c for a standard drink, discounted beer 64 c, discounted bottled wine 65c and spirits 78c.
With a recent television appearance and a host of London gigs under their belts, The Coolabahs - named after an Australian cask wine - are turning their attention to promoting the single.
The Wine Equalisation Tax benefited the producers of cask wine more than any other group.
WAK had made a loan of Euro 15 million to GfW in 1999 to purchase 44 million litres of table wine but following a collapse in wine prices in 2000/2001, which led to large quantities of cask wine being sold for distillation, GfW faced bankruptcy.
Danny Brager, vice president of the ACNielsen(R) Beverage Alcohol team, says, "Wine marketers are driving renewed interest in cask wine by focusing on the smaller three-liter package, offering premium varietals such as Shiraz/Syrah and Pinot Grigio in that size.
Industry Applauds Premium Cask Wine Producers for Breaking Down the Traditional Barriers to Entry and Helping Put Wine at the Top of the Consumer Polls
The only difference is that once opened, Cask wine, like Corbett Canyon, stays fresh for up to 6 weeks, see http://www.
Experts Indicate Personal Preference for 3L Premium Cask Wine Over the Exact Same Wine in Bottles in a Blind Tasting at Society of Wine Educators' 30th Annual Conference
Cask wines are enormously popular in Australia, where cask wine drinking has become an integral part of the culture of everyday dining, entertaining and hospitality," said Jose Fernandez, CEO of importer Pacific Wine Partners.
Of wine buyers who are shifting some of their purchasing to three-liter cask wine, the vast majority are shifting from bottled wine, not other boxed wines.
The major selling point of boxed wine (also called cask wines or bag-in-the-box wines) is that the wine is protected from the air in plastic pouches with a tap to prevent oxidation.
99, it fits perfectly in between Trapiche's well-known varietal and oak cask wines, while delivering a new line within the brand that is certainly here to stay--sustainability in every sense of the word