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Monday 21 April 2014

Cork

Nike releases trainers made of cork

American footwear manufacturer Nike has released a series of trainers onto the market made from cork.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 2 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 »

Man calls 999 over corked wine

A man in Manchester has been warned by police after he called 999 over a dispute about cork in his wine.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 2 Comments »

Corked wine suppresses sense of smell

The presence of cork taint in wine shuts off signals from our noses to our brains, preventing the ability to detect other odours, Japanese scientists have found.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 alternative uses for cork

From horse racing to trains and even space exploration, we explore some of the uses for cork beyond the wine industry – and not a cork hat in sight

Tuesday, August 13th, 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 »

From bark to bottle: cork’s journey

Ever wondered where your wine’s cork stopper comes from? db visited Amorim to see the entire process.

Monday, July 29th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A global theme to this week in pictures, with photos from a Pacific island and from Portugal lining up against German Riesling, Scottish beer and Prosecco.

Friday, July 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Amorim steps up TCA battle

Amorim, the world’s largest cork manufacturer, is due to roll out its latest weapon in the battle against cork taint this September.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 1 Comment »

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 »

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