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306094264.74Kg

CO2 Released by artificial stoppers

since: 01/01/2013

659191119.84Kg

CO2 retained by cork stoppers

since: 01/01/2013

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  • Don’t screwcaps avoid flavour scalping that occurs under cork and synthetic closures?

    Winemakers and researchers are still learning about the interactions between the wine and the closure, including the ability of the closure to absorb certain flavour compounds from wine.

    At this stage it appears that synthetic closures have the greatest tendency to scalp flavours, whereas screwcaps scalp little if any flavour. Cork appears to lie somewhere in between.

    It may be that in some cases the ability to modify flavour has a beneficial effect, for example in modifying high concentrations of TDN, which imparts a kerosene-like flavour to Riesling.

    Some researchers also claim that cork has the ability to remove sulphide compounds from wine, but this is unproven.

    • Cork vs screwcap closures
  • Why should I pay more for a cork when a synthetic closure will do an adequate job (for commercial wines)?

    There are high quality cork closures at all price points to suit all wine styles and market segments. These bring with them all the advantages that winemakers and consumers have come to appreciate in cork.

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  • A toast to cork! 

    CBS News

    High in the mountains of Portugal's Algarve region, correspondent Martha Teichner finds herself in “what feels like a misty, magic forest, where giant cork trees grow”.

    07/10/2014close
  • El Corte Inglés hosts Ervideira's worldwide launch of Helix

    The first major wine packaging innovation of the 21st century was presented on the 24th of July by Ervideira (a wine producer in the region of Alentejo) and Corticeira Amorim at El Corte Inglés, in Lisbon.

    08/09/2014close
  • 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