New Zealand: Kiwi wine 1st in world to spell out its carbon footprint on label

on 05/11/10 at 9:34 am

Wine

A New Zealand wine company has become the first in the world to declare its carbon footprint for each glass.

Bottles of Mobius Marlborough sauvignon blanc – which go on sale today – will show the carbon emissions for a 125ml glass on the label.

The New Zealand Wine Company, parent company of the Mobius Marlborough brand, is the first maker to show how many grams of carbon dioxide were emitted as the wine was transported and refrigerated.

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