Clonal selection to blame for premox, says Laroche winemaker

Clonal selection, along with harvest date, pressing technique and bottling procedure, are to blame for premox in white Burgundy, and not corks, declares Laroche head winemaker, Grégory Viennois.

Amorim to plant drip-irrigated cork forests to meet rising demand for stoppers

Amorim is to begin trial plantations of higher-density, drip-irrigated cork oak forests to speed up production of this slow-growing natural raw material as the demand for cork stoppers continues to rise.

Amorim to eradicate TCA by 2020

Head of the world’s largest cork producer, Antonio Amorim, says that his company will have achieved the total eradication of TCA across the billions of corks it produces by 2020.

UK restaurant figures fall for first time in eight years

The number of restaurants in the UK has fallen for the first time in eight years, according to new figures.

Helix closure lands in UK

May 14th, 2018

Bolney switches to screwcap

February 28th, 2018

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