We know it's hard to imagine enjoying wine that didn't come as the result of opening up a bottle—the satisfying sound of a cork popping and the clinking of glass as you pour. But you got over the screw-top thing. Could the box be next? Vaccum-sealed bags keep wine fresh for weeks, are more environmentally friendly and one box can yield up to four bottles-worth of booze. Which may explain why vinophiles are increasingly swapping the snobbery for the spigot.- Jordan Taylor
Cases of wine consumed last year in the United States. It was an all-time high and the largest growth is among 21-to-31-year-olds.