The just-drinks interview - March

Synthetic corks and screw-caps may have once been frowned upon by wine cognoscenti, but no longer, and the growing popularity of alternative closures has put the natural cork industry under pressure. In this month’s just-drinks interview, Antonio Amorim, president of the world’s largest natural cork producer Amorim & Irmaos, puts the case for cork.

The just-drinks interview - Antonio Amorim

29 March 2007

Synthetic corks and screw-caps may have once been frowned upon by wine cognoscenti, but no longer, and the growing popularity of alternative closures has put the natural cork industry under pressure. In this month’s just-drinks interview, Antonio Amorim, president of the world’s largest natural cork producer Amorim & Irmaos, puts the case for cork.

PORTUGAL: Amorim chief warns UK supermarkets against cork departure

26 March 2007

The head of the world’s biggest cork closure company has called on UK supermarkets to listen to their customers.

FRANCE: Wine closure market set for growth - research

2 March 2007

The synthetic wine closure market is set for significant growth over the next three years, according to a report by Skalli & Rein released this week.

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