Amorim to Introduce New Steam Cleaning Process for Natural Corks
Preventative, curative measures are seen as TCA fix.
by Cyril Penn
Sep 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Joanna Mesquita, who handles public relations for Amorim & Irmaos, S.A., is fond of saying that alternative closures are the "best thing that ever happened to the cork industry." The reason, she explains, is that the availability of synthetic closures and screw caps has made leading cork producers proactive about improving the quality of their product. A decade ago, when there were no alternatives, the industry was arrogant, she will openly admit, but Mesquita is adamant that this is no l...
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