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The Cork vs. Screwcap Decision

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FRI 14 MAR 14 | 11:00 AM ET Clay Shannon of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines started out using screwcaps for his wine bottles, but switched to cork as the cork industry fights to regain market share. Read More »

Natural Cork Stopper Associated with Wines of Significantly Higher Quality…

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NAPA, Calif., March 9th, 2014 – According to a recent market research study on wine closures conducted by Tragon Corporation, 93 percent of U.S. wine consumers associate natural cork with higher quality wines, while only 11 percent of U.S. wine consumers believe wines sealed with a screw cap to be of high quality. Similar results were found in both Germany and ... Read More »

Thomas Kruse Winery

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When we began planning our vineyard, we wanted to use the name St. Claire – patron saint of the poor (which seemed fitting) and after our own Santa Clara Valley. After some research, we found that name had been taken by another winery. Some time went by and a lonely affectionate retriever came looking for a home and found one ... Read More »

Deerfield Ranch Winery

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Deerfield Ranch Winery, in Kenwood, the heart of Sonoma Valley, is an award winning, certified organic producer, winery crafting 15,000 cases annually. Robert Rex and associate winemaker, Cecilia Valdivia, and their team, make small lots of handcrafted wine from more than 26 carefully selected vineyards in Sonoma County. Specializing in blended wines, Deerfield is at the forefront of this modern yet ... Read More »

100% Cork Launches Campaign to Help Wineries Gain Market Share with the Use of Cork

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Selected Wineries that Use Cork to be Provided with Range of Powerful Marketing Tools to Promote their Brands 100% Cork, the movement to educate wine drinkers and wine makers about the social, technical and environmental benefits of natural cork, is launching a new campaign to show all wineries how they can increase their revenues and market share by sealing their ... Read More »

From Bark to Bottle – a Cork Story – NYTimes.com

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By ANDREW C. REVKIN, NYTimes.com | MAY 6, 2012 2:52 AM For the second year, I’ve co-taught a documentary production course at Pace University in which a team of graduate and undergraduate communication students travels on spring break not to lounge on a beach, but to shoot a short film with an environmental theme. Last year’s film focused on an ... Read More »