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Cork is Making a Comeback in Australia, because ... China!

May 24, 2019

The fastest growth market for the past 18 months has been Australia - surprising because it is a wine-producing nation better known for using predominantly screwcaps to seal its bottles. "People don't realise that 15-17% of wines in Australia are closed with cork, and the fact is, those making wine at higher price points never stopped using cork," Amorim's Carlos de Jesus said. China is a key driver in the growth of Australian wine producers using cork ...