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press releases

December 2011
New International Guidelines Encourage Wineries to Take Cork Forests Into Consideration When Calculating Carbon Footprint

October 2011
Italians are willing to spend more on a bottle of wine sealed with a cork closure

December 2010
WINE DRINKERS NOW HAVE DIRECTORY OF WINES WITH CORK
U.S. WINERIES CONTINUE TO INCREASE THEIR USE OF CORK

BEWARE THE HOLIDAY PARTY FAUX PAS: WINE TOPPED WITH ARTIFICIAL STOPPERS OFFICE WORKER’S CAREER NEARLY DASHED BY FAILURE TO CHOOSE NATURAL CORK 

APCOR HOSTS INAUGURAL APCOR JAPAN NATURAL CORK AWARDS

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April 2006
The Right to Choose:
The Cork Campaign Looks to Retailers and Off-Licensees for Support

 

22 March 2006
“PUT A CORK IN IT” SAYS NEW SPANISH WINEMAKING LAW
Spain’s winemaking regulators outlaw alternative closures in top Spanish wines

 

20 March 2006
U.S. CONSUMERS GIVE CORK THE SEAL OF APPROVAL - Nine out of ten customers think non-cork closures cheapen wine survey says

 

01 March 2006
‘Let’s Talk Real Cork’
Mourinho to front UK Cork Campaign

 

14th March 2005
European Council Resolution advises the production of cork stoppers according to the International Code of Cork Stopper Manufacturing Practices (ICSMP)

 

22nd February 2005
Bag-a-Cork Recycling - Girl Guides Ontario and Iron Gate Cellarage launch a new environmental initiative

 
22nd July 2004
Dollar devaluation provokes decrease in cork exports
 
14th May 2004
APCOR TO RECYCLE EVEN MORE NATURAL CORKS AT THIS YEARS LIWSF
 
23 March 2004
Integrated cork and wine promotion
 
12th January 2004
Cork Exports reach 903 million euros
 
23 December 2003
Champagne and Cork: The combination for seasonal celebrations
 
19th of December 2003
Portuguese Cork Industry invests two millions euros towards modernizing the industry
 
5 December 2003
Corchiça Project promotes competitiveness within the Cork Industry Northern Alentejo and Spanish Estremadura regions
 
15th September 2003
Forest Fires have reduced impact on cork production
 
12 May 2003
APCOR to recycle even more real corks at this year's LIWSF
 
10 December 2002
APCOR Organises annual conference to analyse the future of the cork industry
 
14 November 2002
Cork Quality Council launches in South Africa
 
7 November 2002
Technical cork seminar in Argentina
 
22 July 2002
Research studies verify lower than assumed instances of tca-related taint in wine
 
12 July 2002
Cork panel members visit Portugal for first-ever meeting
 
12 June 2002
The Prince of Wales attacks systhetic wine stoppers in enrironmental award speech
 
21 May 2002
APCOR announces €2.5 million grant to fund research into solution to tca in cork
 
17 April 2002
"Drinking wine is a rite. The bottles and all the objects of this rite have a sort of sacredness
 
10th April 2002
Real cork - Irreplaceable campaign to recycle 30,000 real corks at the liwsf (21-23 May 2002)
 
18 March 2002
International Research reveals wine drinkers prefer real cork in their bottles
 
12 February 2002
APCOR lanches Cork Information Bureau World-wide
 
7 February 2002
138 Portuguese companies receive 'International code of cork stoppers manufacturing practices' accreditation
 
6 February 2002
APCOR and CTCOR to host british wine trade conference on recent evolution of wine closures
 
7 January 2002
Cork industry appoints McCann-Erickson WorldGroup to launch first ever global marketing campaign