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Thursday 31 July 2014

Closures

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 »

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 »

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