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Amorim: Portuguese cork exports to hit €1bn by 2017

Head of the world’s largest cork producer, Antonio Amorim, believes that Portuguese cork exports will reach €1 billion by 2017.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Winemakers may be able to select cork according to its phenolic content

In the future, winemakers may be able to select a natural cork closure with a specific concentration of phenolics to positively influence a wine’s development in the bottle.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 2 Comments »

Trial plantation to slash cork growing times

Amorim, the world’s largest cork producer, is to take part in a trial cork tree plantation in Portugal that will cut growing times by 15 years.

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 1 Comment »

Amorim’s NDtech a “game changer” for cork

NDtech, Amorim’s new TCA-screening technology for natural corks, is a “game changer”, according to the company’s chairman, Antonio Amorim.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Amorim launches cork with no-taint guarantee

Amorim has become the first closure producer to deliver natural corks with a non-detectable TCA guarantee following a €10 million investment in stopper-screening technology.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 2 Comments »

Hakkasan somm wins ‘Taster of the Year’

The first Amorim Taster of the Year Award has been won by Tobias Brauweiler MS, head sommelier at the London restaurant Hakkasan Hanway Place.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Amorim lends support to Master Sommeliers

The Court of Master Sommeliers’ European branch has confirmed a partnership with natural cork supplier Corticeira Amorim, which will offer education about wine faults for the organisation’s members and students.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Cork brings beneficial phenolics to wine

Phenolic compounds in cork stoppers can positively influence the ageing of wine, according to Dr. Miguel Cabral, Amorim’s director of R&D.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 4 Comments »

Cork gives boost to Cape winemakers

Natural cork producer Amorim has stepped up its support for the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme which supports young winemakers.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Amorim plans Helix push for 2015

Amorim is stepping up the promotional push for its Helix twist-open natural cork after reporting a positive early reaction to this innovation.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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