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Ardagh Group Supplies Rombauer Vineyards with American Made Wine Bottles 

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Indianapolis (Jan. 7, 2021) Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group and the largest domestic manufacturer of glass bottles for the U.S. wine market, announced  its first glass production for Rombauer Vineyards from Ardagh’s Sapulpa, Okla. production facility. 

“Purchasing glass bottles that are made in the U.S. gives Rombauer the ability to reinvest in the  American economy,” said Andrew Holloway, Associate Winemaker at Rombauer Vineyards. “Having  worked with Ardagh multiple years, we were confident in their transition to a new production facility  and maintaining the same high-quality glass we have become accustomed to year in and year out.  Their dedication to exceptional glass production makes it a great partnership that allows us to have  peace of mind that our glass will arrive on time and to the standard we expect.” 

In order to service the growing wine market, Ardagh expanded its production for wine bottles to its  Sapulpa, Okla., facility, including the bottles manufactured for Rombauer Vineyards. 

“Ardagh’s premium wine bottles for Rombauer Vineyards signify the brand’s reputation for quality and  sustainability, and Ardagh takes great pride in this partnership,” said John T Shaddox, Chief  Commercial Officer for Ardagh’s North American Glass business unit. “Our expanded production  capabilities allow us to provide customers with a shorter, less complex supply chain and a stable  supply of high-quality glass bottles.” 

For more than 125 years, Ardagh has been producing 100 percent and endlessly recyclable glass  bottles in the U.S. and offers a wide selection of premium wine bottles in a variety of colors, sizes,  styles and finishes.  

“We use a very challenging color of glass for our chardonnay – dead leaf green,” said Holloway.  “Ardagh was able to provide consistency in the color and shape of the glass so we could run as  efficiently as possible. Not only does Ardagh glass look great for our brand, but it also allows us to  maximize efficiency when bottling.” 

Ardagh will showcase its capabilities to the wine market at the virtual Unified Wine & Grape  Symposium from Jan. 26-29, 2021.  

To view Ardagh’s extensive wine bottle stock portfolio, which are all made in the U.S.A., visit ardaghgroup.com/wine2020

Customers interested in purchasing wine bottles can contact Ardagh at 707-200-9350 (West) or 317- 558-1585 (Central/East) or [email protected].

Ardagh Group is a global supplier of infinitely recyclable metal and glass packaging for the world’s  leading brands. Ardagh operates 56 metal and glass production facilities in 12 countries, employing  more than 16,000 people with sales of approximately $7bn. 

Rombauer Vineyards is a Napa Valley based, family-owned winery founded in 1980 by Koerner and  Joan Rombauer. Dedicated to providing gracious hospitality, the Rombauer family and staff take  pride in creating joyful moments for their customers across the country and at their Napa Valley and  Sierra Foothills tasting rooms. Rombauer owns and sustainably farms over 670 acres of vineyards in  Carneros, Atlas Peak, Stags Leap, St. Helena, Calistoga and the Sierra Foothills. Rombauer’s  Chardonnays, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels and Sauvignon Blanc are beloved by wine  enthusiasts around the world. www.rombauer.com

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