There is growing interest in the recycling of cork wine stoppers as the wine industry continues to embrace sustainable practices to address climate change. Since 2018, 550 million corks have been collected worldwide. France leads the way with consumers turning in nearly 45 million corks annually. But that still only accounts for a fraction of the nearly 12 billion cork …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.