The Wine Merchant takes a closer look at canned wine brands launched by independent wine merchants. Our wine buyer Ben Franks shares his insights on high quality canned wines, the barriers to consumer acceptance and the future of canning exciting unusual grape varieties. Read the full article here.Harpers Wine & Spirit’s latest issue delves into packaging innovations, driven by sustainability, single serve sizes and the pandemic. While bottled wine used to dominate the industry, solutions favouring practicality and portability are now key considerations. Single cans are proving as especially popular for outdoor drinking.