Nov 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Portuguese Cork Harvest Aided by Forest ManagementWith demand for natural wine corks at an all-time high, the word from Portugal is that it's a "great cork harvest" and that winemakers can look forward to a stable supply of high quality corks. According to Cork Supply USA president Jochen Michalski, it didn't look like it would be a good harvest early in the season. "During the fall and winter, the weather was much drier than normal. A dry year can lead to difficulties in removing the wood from ...
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