Closures

Vinventions acquires Italian screwcap company Alplast

Closures company Vinventions has announced that from 1 May, the 30 x 60 wine screwcap business of Italy's Alplast S.r.l. – a leading producer of aluminium closures for wine and food – will join its portfolio of brands.

Amorim to host cork and wine fault seminar

Natural cork producer Amorim is set to host a seminar on corks and wine faults for members of the wine trade in London, presented by Dr Paulo Lopes, key R&D scientist at Amorim.

Trade talk: What is the next frontier for the closures industry?

Following on from our feature exploring the latest developments in corks and closures, we ask key closures producers to predict where the sector is headed.

Close range: the latest trends in stoppers

The closures industry is a fast-moving one, with manufacturers continually investing in improving their products. Sally Easton MW looks at the current market, and highlights new ideas, such as plant-based stoppers and anti-counterfeiting measures.

Bolney switches to screwcap

February 28th, 2018

China driving a return to cork

September 20th, 2017

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