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Sunday 4 October 2015


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 »

Cork firms hail US and China data

The cork sector has hailed two new surveys it claims signal a strong preference for natural cork closures in the US and China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Screw caps and cork equally favoured in UK

The popularity of screw caps is now level with that of cork in the UK, while in the US consumers remain loyal to traditional cork closures.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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