A man in Manchester has been warned by police after he called 999 over a dispute about cork in his wine.
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.
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
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.
Ever wondered where your wine’s cork stopper comes from? db visited Amorim to see the entire process.
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.
Amorim, the world’s largest cork manufacturer, is due to roll out its latest weapon in the battle against cork taint this September.
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”.
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.
Nomacorc is to launch a stopper made from plant-based polymers later this year.
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