What would be some ﬁtting font choices for a wine bottle?
What kind of wine? But in general I ﬁnd Octavian very suitable, especially the italic. hhp
What is the name of the wine or winery. There is a South American wine named Gato. Blanco and Negro, so the main theme is a Cat. So type doesn’t necessarly drive the theme of a label.
I’d also add that it would worth some time to look elsewhere for inspiration. You might be surprised at what you would ﬁnd at, say, an auto parts store that could inform type selection on a wine bottle.
I recently bought a bottle of Brothers In Arms No. 6 [http://brothersinarms.com.au/wine/Number6/index.asp] and I’d say my trigger was the unusual use of typography on the label. I’ve also found myself buying other unfamiliar wines because of this. btw — the No. 6 was deelish…
Just my case! I bought a bottle by the winemaker Telmo Rodr
They should’ve just used a Goudy “g” — he made them horny. And wassup with that Helvetica at the bottom?! hhp
Well, i think is a nice logo anyway. And the fact that it is a redrawn letter makes you pay attention to the detail. I’m sure nobody would have thought that a Goudy “g” was used because of the DO of the wine. Respect to the helv