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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Zbigniew Welnowski, aged 45, of Walsall Street, Canley, admitted stealing two boxes of cask wine to the value of pounds 7.
To use an analogy from viticulture, these are the scientific equivalent of turning grapes into cask wine.
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.
3L cask wine consumers are largely premium table wine buyers who make the switch from 750ml bottles.
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.
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
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.
Box or cask wines, once seen as having a low-scale profile, have been making strong gains.
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.
While the entire table wine category is enjoying strong growth, dollar volume of 3-liter cask wines is growing nearly nine times faster than the overall category.
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
According to ACNeilsen, sales jumped 33% in the last year, yet many Chronicle readers have written in to complain that when they visit their local wine retailers, premium cask wines are nowhere to be found.