That's when French winery Boisset Family Estates releases its fruity fall vintage, Beaujolais Nouveau. This year, in a break from tradition, the wine will be sold in plastic bottles. The change will save 40 percent in weight per case. That means a significant savings in airfreight cost, and a dramatic reduction in carbon footprint. The bottle, manufactured by Constar International, uses a proprietary oxygen scavenging technology that protects the flavor, aroma and color of the always highly-anticipated wine.