Wine—now, in a (little) Box!

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 24, 2010
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From the Bad-for-the-earth Invention that doesn’t Improve Anything Department.

The 8th Sign of the coming Judgement.

As my gran’pappy Waylon the IV usta say after a long day shootin varmints with Mitt, You know it’s classy wine when it comes with a box.

One other thing you know: Slow Food and “the mindful life” and all is facing an uphill battle when compostable forest-and-animal preserving cork is getting replaced by plastic and recyclable glass is getting replaced by this crap, hard-to-enjoy packaging.


Anna, as seen at Lindsey Wolf’s BBQ: Wine, in a (little) Box.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Wine—now, in a (little) Box!”

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    Shawn P
    Yeah, but perhaps you're missing the point… drink enough of those little boxes and it seeeeeems like a good idea!


    Anita M. Burke
    nice call Waylon.. no sh*t…

    JoAnn T

    Eric M
    Well, it improves their bottom line…

    Kevin H
    The little box is actually pretty awesome for riding / hiking / biking, but – like almost everything else – 9 out of 10 times there's no excuse not to refill an existing container.

    Judy F
    regardless of it's mobility and cuteness, vino still tastes better coming from glass…….

    Bethany G
    Am I silly for thinking about the recycling aspect?

    Beatriz B
    more tree cutting…:(
    Good point, Kevin. Still, if you're hiking, don't want breakables, might as well pack aluminum cans?
    2 seconds ago ·

  2. long wigs says:

    so, nothing changed but the box of the classy wine. It's the waste.

  3. Robbie says:

    The blondie might look friendly… but don't be deceived. She drinks wine out of an unrecycleable container and smiles whilst doing it. Anyway. I guess you've got a point. We usually buy those win boxes so that we can go drink at the creek (broken glass ain't high class). Perhaps we should devote a few water bottles for that purpose in the future. I just hate going on a bike ride and taking that first sip that still tastes like wine or whiskey from the night before. The spins come back for one nauseating moment.

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