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From vineyard to catwalk, sparkling couture

When Gary Cass spoiled a vat of wine by accidentally flooding it with oxygen ar a South West vineyard more than 20 years ago , he noticed a textile-like substance had developed inside the container.

But it wasn't until Mr Cass teamed up with Perth fashion designer Donna Franklin that the potential of the material he had inadvertently 'created' was realised, with the duo creating the world's first dress made from wine in 2007.

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