Sustainability in Winemaking with Sipwell’s Hilary Cocalis
Air Date: Wednesday, June 7th 2023
You would love one glass of wine but that means having to open a full bottle. And then once you open that bottle of wine you may feel the pressure to drink the bottle. What if it goes bad? You don’t want to be wasteful.
Well, Hillary Cocalis, founder & chief go-getter of Sipwell Wine Company, a premium award-winning craft wine brand, had the same thought! Why isn’t there a delicious and high quality wine that came in a can so you could enjoy 1-2 glasses without feeling wasteful. And with that Sipwell Wine Company was born!
Using her background in beer and marketing, Hilary dove head first into creating a canned wine that was delicious and approachable. In her quest for creating the best canned wine, she developed a new technique for making sparkling canned wine. You’re going to want to hear how she makes “Champagne” in a can!
At Sipwell Wine Company they pride themselves on sustainability. And real sustainability. Not sustainability as a marketing tactic (aka “green washing.”) They use the best packaging they possibly can for the environment so they are reducing their carbon footprint, source grapes from certified sustainable vineyards to ensure mother nature is cared for, and more.
Not only is Hiliary on a quest to produce the best and most approachable canned wines, but she also hopes to reframe how wine is looked at by encouraging a more positive mindset. Rather than having a glass of wine to cope with life, she encourages pouring a glass of wine (from a Sipwell can of course) to celebrate even the “Tiny Victories” in life.
So, grab your favorite glass or can of wine and press play!
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