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Friday 18 April 2014

Closures

Entire vintage destroyed from Burgundy clos

Hail damage has ensured that not a single drop of wine is to be produced from one of Beaune’s most important premier cru vineyards in 2013.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Former Direct Wines director joins re-branded closure company

Former Direct Wines director Justin Howard-Sneyd MW has taken on a part-time role at CorkGuard, the new name for Bacchus Wine Closures, to promote its hi-tech stoppers to “decision makers”.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

A new ‘wine access system’ is released

It used to be called a corkscrew but US manufacturer Coravin is so confident in its “transformational” technology that it has come up with a completely new name.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Amorim ‘aggressively’ targets mainstream

Corticeira Amorim is aiming to increase its share of the high volume wine market with the launch of a new, more competitively priced natural cork stopper.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Twist-open cork a ‘game changer’

The manufacturers of the new twist cork, which was unveiled at Vinexpo yesterday insist the closure has “the potential to be a game changer for the wine industry”.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 1 Comment »

A new twist on cork is unveiled

The wine cork could be set for a revival with the launch of a twistable and re-sealable version that could do away with the corkscrew.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 7 Comments »

Camra says 26 pubs a week are closing

The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has published its latest pub tracker statistics, which show that 26 pubs a week are closing in the UK.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Plant-based stopper soon to be a reality

Nomacorc is to launch a stopper made from plant-based polymers later this year.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 No Comments »

UK screwcap recycling rate half that of Germany’s

The average recycling rate for aluminium closures has reached 40% in Europe, and as high as 80% in Germany.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 1 Comment »

Closures campaign promotes aluminium

A group of leading aluminium closure manufacturers have launched a Europe-wide campaign to raise awareness of the benefits this option can offer for wine.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 No Comments »

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