New Jersey wineries battle rising cost of packaging, shipping wine

June 24, 2022

Wineries are being hit hard by the high cost of supplies, and they are also facing supply shortages.

While there isn’t a wine shortage, the cost to package and ship bottles of wine has gone up, according to some employees at wineries in New Jersey.


A local economist said he doesn’t think winemakers will drop their prices, so he recommends customers spring for reusable big bottles.

“Start buying your wine in bulk…use less glass,” said Michael Lahr, director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service.

6ABC Action News, June 24, 2022

Recent Posts

NJSPL – New Jersey Employment Concerns Revisited

As 2024 began with yet another surprisingly strong jobs report for the U.S. (353,000 jobs added in January and the unemployment rate steady at 3.7%), and with a full year’s worth of 2023 state-level employment data now available, it’s worth briefly revisiting some of...

Upcoming Events

Event Series CAREERS

Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]