Cork is the most popular closure in the wine industry, sealing nearly 70 percent of all wines, but the percentage is much higher when it comes to the world’s top-rated wines. A recent Nielsen report that tracked the top 100 Premium Brands from 2020 found that US consumers prefered cork to alternatives in every price category, particularly in wines above …Read More
Cork. It’s more than a detail.
Why is it that winemakers worldwide entrust cork to preserve their wine? In fact, 70% of all wine stoppers are made of cork, including the vast majority of the world’s best wines. While the relationship between wine and cork is rooted in centuries of tradition, and the romance and rituals that have evolved around opening a bottle of wine are treasured by wine lovers everywhere, winemakers are above all about making great tasting wines, and the simple fact is, cork makes wine taste better. This 100% natural, renewable and sustainable natural resource is a miracle material perfectly suited to aid in the preservation and development of wine – for winemakers, the “final piece of the puzzle” in the winemaking process.