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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The animated crowds that gathered at the Austin Wine + Food Festival and the San Diego Bay Food + Wine Festival, both held in Nov., discovered something new at this year’s events—cork recycling boxes dotting the grounds. The boxes were part of environmentally-focused partnerships between 100% Cork and the two festivals to promote the sustainability of cork closures. With a …

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When tech giant Google decided to open its first ever physical retail store in New York City, it made a commitment to designing the space with a focus on sustainability. The company considered every element of the process from construction methods and mechanical systems to the materials it used. As part of its company-wide commitment to sustainability, Google integrated reusable …

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What do some of the best rosés in the world share in common? They are bottled with cork closures. That was one of the results from a competition conducted by the Global Rosé Masters on behalf of The Drinks Business. The magazine selected the top 10 highest scoring wines from the competition in 2021, setting the price at $34 or …

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