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264401846.73Kg

CO2 Released by artificial stoppers

since: 01/01/2013

569404165.68Kg

CO2 retained by cork stoppers

since: 01/01/2013

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  • Synthetic closures are getting better all the time; isn’t it only a matter of time before existing problems are resolved?

    It’s good that all closure manufacturers seek to improve their product. However, according to recent research, synthetic closures still have some way to go, especially in relation to oxidation and flavour ‘scalping’.

    Cork on the other hand also continues to improve and retains all the benefits of a natural wine closure. So even if parallel advances are achieved by the plastic stoppers, we will be able to retain cork’s advantageous departing position.

    • Cork vs synthetic closures
  • Are screwcaps as close to a perfect seal as it is possible to get?

    No closure is perfect, as the AWRI comparative closure trial concluded, and it would be irresponsible of any supplier to claim perfection for their product.

    Cork has been doing a remarkably good job for centuries. In fact, as we learn more about post-bottling wine chemistry, we can only marvel at the unique contribution cork makes to wine preservation and development.

    As we understand it better we are able to further improve its performance.

    • Cork vs screwcap closures
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  • El Corte Inglés hosts Ervideira's worldwide launch of Helix

    Ervideira wines are the first to use an innovative solution developed by the North American Owens-Illinois and the Portuguese cork producer Corticeira Amorim

    30/07/2014close
  • Veuve Clicquot Cave Privée

    350 bottles of Champagne were submerged into the sea at a depth of 43 m, in total darkness and a constant water temperature of around 4-6°C

    25/07/2014close
  • Metamorphosis: Innovation and Creativity

    The result of a process of research and development around the cork potential

    15/07/2014close
  • Cork dress
    At drinks retailing awards at London

    Cork to create a unique dress, created by the renowned designer Kevin Freeman

    15/07/2014close
  • Cork synonymous with quality

    Consumer surveys show that consistently and in different markets – USA, Australia, Germany and China – the cork stopper is a powerful selling point

    15/07/2014close
  • A Cork Comeback

    After a journey to Portugal and to Amorim facilities, Tal Gal Cohen and Snow Shai present: “A Cork Comeback” part of web series “Wine Passions”.

    08/10/2013close
  • Amorim and O-I Launch Wine Packaging Innovation

    HELIX, the cork & glass solution with an ‘unexpected twist

    17/06/2013close
  • Corticeira Amorim nominated finalist of the European Business Awards, in the Top 10 Innovative Companies

    Corticeira Amorim is one of the 10 selected finalists in the Innovation category, an award rewarding excellence associated with innovation, based on strict ethical principles.

    11/01/2013close
  • Cork used in state-of-the-art Siemens metro

    Amorim provided solutions for the state-of-the-art Inspiro metro, designed by Siemens to be one of the most efficient and sustainable vehicles of its kind, boasting cutting-edge design.

    07/01/2013close
  • Seal of Sustainability awarded to Corticeira Amorim

    Corticeira Amorim acknowledged by the Portuguese Platform for Sustainable Construction as the only gold level company

    25/09/2012close
  • Anna Loskiewicz, winner of Vitra Design Museum competition

    367 projects from 39 countries have responded to the challenge launched by Vitra Design Museum and Domaine de Boisbuchet in partnership with Corticeira Amorim.
    Ana Loskiewicz, a Polish designer, is the winner of a competition sponsored by Corticeira Amorim.

    12/09/2012close
  • Leading Australian winery returns to cork

    Leading Australian winery Rusden Wines has announced it is giving up on screwcap closures after five years as a result of persistent quality control issues and will now bottle its entire product range under cork.

    30/07/2012close