Glass Packaging Institute's Clear Choice Awards 2016

Posted: November 15, 2016

Glass Packaging Institute | Clear Choice Awards 2016

The Glass Packaging Institute’s Clear Choice Awards recognizes the contribution glass packaging makes to the image and success of everyday products. All entries are judged on innovation, package design and shelf impact by a distinguished panel of judges.


Beer and Cider Category
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout
By: Owens-Illinois, Inc.
For: Goose Island Brewery

Goose Island was looking for a shape that would grab the consumer’s attention and highlight the premium brand. The bottle sets the stage for the type of beer it holds—big, bold, premium flavor.



Wine Category
Maestro 50th Anniversary
By: Ardagh Group
For: Constellation Brands

When creating Maestro for the winery’s 50th Anniversary, the inspiration stemmed from the opening of To Kalon Cellar in 2000 where Robert Mondavi’s orchestra began to play, and he conducted. The event inspired the bottle with a gold label that showcases Mondavi as the maestro of the winery.



Spirits Category
Wild Turkey Master’s keep
By: Owens-Illinois, Inc.
For: Gruppo Campari

As a limited edition, special release Ultra-premium bourbon, Master’s Keep represents a new facet of the Wild Turkey brand. The package had to be distinctive and memorable.


Non-Alcoholic Beverage Category
Argo Tea
By: Owens-Illinois, Inc.

The glass packaging reimages an iconic design to help Argo Tea stand out in the popular category. The concave shape was created and was developed to fit perfectly into consumer’s hands.


Food Category
Sir Kensington’s Organic Mayonnaise
By: Ardagh Group
For: Kensington & Sons

Kensington & Sons was inspired to introduce a premium alternative for its condiments packaging. This pure glass jar provides the package a way to maintain the freshness of its mayonnaise.


Cosmetics, Fragrance & Other Category
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair
By: Vito Packaging
For: Estee Lauder Companies

The package has to be on the same page was what luxury means: transparency, elegance and pureness. The glass bottle lines up with consumer expectations, according to Vito Packaging.



Newcomer to Glass Packaging Category
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
By: Owens-Illinois, Inc.

This glass bottle captures the look and feel of sub-alpine trees found in the mountains of Colorado for  a special brand presentation that truly says, “Crazy Mountain.”