Maverick Enterprises, Ukiah wine capsule maker, increases production

on 02/11/10 at 10:03 am

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Maverick Enterprises acquired production lines for making decorative plastic capsules for wine and spirits bottles to allow production to expand by about 30 percent amid strong demand from wineries.

Though some higher-end wines have been switching to lower-cost plastic capsules, most use tin foil capsules for the luxury feel. Until a resurgence in sales of wines retailing for more than $20 in retail stores in recent months, wines priced at less than $20 a bottle have been among the fastest growing segments in U.S. retail venues in the past two years.

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