Fifteen percent of all winebottles use screwcaps

The Italian packaging giant Guala says that fifteen percent of all wine bottles today use screwcaps. This reports Decanter. Last year Guala sold 25 percent more closures than the previous year. European growth was especially strong. In 2008 an estimated 2.5 billion screwcaps were sold worldwide, compared with four billion synthetic and eleven billion cork stoppers.