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.

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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 …

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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 …

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From self-driving cars to hyperloops, our urban centers are evolving at a dizzying pace. Cities are expected to be quieter and greener, and ultimately, more livable. When it comes to silence and sustainability, cork is an old ally with endless applications. According to the World Health Organization, noise pollution has created serious environmental issues in European cities. Over the last …

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