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Cork Craft Fun for Kids @ The New City Library

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BY BARRY WARNER | Rockland County Times | Posted January 8th, 2015 The endless amount of items that people throw away everyday include paper towel tubes, plastic cups and cork bottle stoppers. However these materials can be reused in other ways. Instructor Amina Chaudhri showed a group of kids at New City Library recently that cork stoppers are adaptable and ... Read More »

Corks seal a wine’s fate: aging under natural vs synthetic closures

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By Andrew Waterhouse, Professor of Enology at University of California, Davis | The Conversation | Published December 30, 2014 Most foods are best as fresh as possible. I remember picking peaches at my grandfather’s ranch in Northern California and eating them on the spot. What a taste! But the exceptions to this rule are the many wines that actually need some ... Read More »

Wine cork makers seek to put a stop to declining sales

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By David Pierson, Los Angeles Times | Posted: Sunday, December 7, 2014 The world’s wine cork producers want you to know they’re sorry. Two hundred fifty years of market dominance may have left a whiff of complacency. They didn’t always listen to your gripes about cork taint — that awkward moment when you pop open your prized cabernet and it smells ... Read More »

100% Cork Celebrates 100K!

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100% Cork celebrates 100,000 likes on its Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/100PercentCork Thank you all for your support! Read More »

American Consumers: We Want Cork

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By Snooth Editorial | November 17, 2014 The United States’ penchant for the real McCork is growing. According to a recent release by the California-based Cork Quality Council (CQC) in which the group analyzes statistics from Vinostat and Nielsen Tracking Surveys, American wine producers and wine drinkers are seeing a steady increase in the number or purchases of premium bottles ... Read More »

Leading Wineries Join Cork Industry to Highlight Consumer Preference for Natural Cork

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Holiday Campaign in California Wine Region Promotes Benefits of Natural Cork SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 100% Cork and a group of leading Northern California wineries today announced the launch of a novel multi-media campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of natural cork wine closures and demonstrate to other wineries the value of promoting their use of cork.  The wineries are Bogle Vineyards, ... Read More »

Is Cork an Untapped Marketing Advantage?

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By Cyril Penn, WineBusiness.com | Posted: November 24, 2014 Cork suppliers are launching a multi-media campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of natural cork wine closures. The initiative, which will involve radio spots and digital advertising, marks the first time the 100% Cork campaign has joined together with wineries to advertise on their behalf to raise awareness about cork. Wineries ... Read More »

Bogle Vineyards

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The History of the Bogle Label There is a story everywhere, and there is indeed a story behind the foil pheasant icon now perched subtly atop Bogle’s labels. When Warren Bogle and his son Chris first decided to bottle the family’s wine, they wanted a label that artistically depicted the unique river region where the vines were planted.Living on Bogle’s ... Read More »

Grgich Hills Estate

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Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated “Paris Tasting” of 1976. Then, in a now-historic blind tasting, a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white Burgundies of France and a small sampling of upstart Chardonnays from the Napa Valley. When their scores were tallied, the French judges were shocked: ... Read More »

Rutherford Wine Company

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Rutherford Wine Company is family-owned and managed with a portfolio of wines representing the rich diversity of California’s outstanding appellations. Today, the portfolio includes Rutherford Ranch Winery (Napa Valley), Scott Family Estate (Arroyo Seco), Predator (Lodi), Silver Buckle (Central Coast/Lodi), and California appellation wines Lander-Jenkins Vineyards, , Rhiannon, Round Hill. Uncompromising and ecologically far-sighted viticulture is an ethical imperative for ... Read More »