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Sunday 14 February 2016

Closures

Diam hits back over ‘bitterness’ claim

A German négociant has claimed that wines closed with Diam corks develop a strong bitter flavour – an accusation the manufacturer strongly rebuts.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 8 Comments »

Hakkasan somm wins ‘Taster of the Year’

The first Amorim Taster of the Year Award has been won by Tobias Brauweiler MS, head sommelier at the London restaurant Hakkasan Hanway Place.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

De Boüard stars in tin capsule ad

The owner of Bordeaux’s Château Angelus, Hubert de Boüard, has lent his support to a campaign by capsule brand Pure Tin as it looks to expand across France and the US.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Diam geared for growth with new facility

Closure manufacturer Diam Bouchage has opened a new €30 million factory in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Screwcap triumphs in maturation test

A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s Vinitaly.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 3 Comments »

Nomacorc eyes growth after buy out

Synthetic closure producer Nomacorc has announced plans for expansion and an extended research and development programme after coming under new ownership.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Herti launches sparkling wine closure

Closure maker Herti has launched a new trademarked aluminum stopper for sparkling wines onto the market.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 6 Comments »

Guala solves screwcap challenge

Guala Closure Group has unveiled a new range of screwcap liners featuring different levels of oxygen permeability.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Winery shows faith in synthetic closure

A US wine brand is so confident in closure manufacturer Nomacorc’s Select Series product it is offering a “100% Money Back Guarantee”.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 weird ways to open a bottle

You have a bottle of wine, beer or bubbly. You are without anything that one might consider a vaguely useful opening tool. What do you do?

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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