Re: [CR] Was: Zeus Quality Now: anecdotal evidence forms opinions...


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Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:01:36 -0500
From: Phil Sieg <triodelover@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, Phil Sieg <triodelover@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Was: Zeus Quality Now: anecdotal evidence forms opinions...


Don't know if it is still the case, but a good portion of the wine bottles for Napa Valley were made at the Owens-Illinois facility in Oakland. At least this was the case in the late '80s and early '90s when they were a major client of mine.

On 30/1/11 16.56 , M-gineering wrote:
> On 1/30/2011 8:44 PM, John Wood wrote:
>
>> Unfortunately Robert, the actual glass bottle was probably made in
>> China.
>> (don't know this for a fact, just speculating, and would love to be
>> proven
>> wrong)
>
>
>
> Glass bottles are low cost items, which are easily made in automated
> plants. Transporting them around the world is very expensive and
> increases the risk of contamination. I would expect them to be made in
> the proximity of the bottling plant
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Phil Sieg
Knoxville, Tennessee
USA