Tag: cork taint

A Diam 3 cork

Natural cork without cork taint

We heard about the Diam closure for the first time about five years ago. We attended a tasting with some Champagne producers who all had tried a natural cork called Mytik, which is Diams counterpart

Chateau Carbonnieux 1992, Pessac Leognan, Graves, Bordeaux, cork

Cork dogs to fight TCA?

Corked wines is still a problem. It is often the fault of the foul smelling chemical TCA. Even if the situation seems to have improved over recent years (fewer corked wines) it’s still a problem.

On cork: interview with Amorim [E] – BKWine TV

Cork in the bottle? Interview with Carlos de Jesus, marketing and communications director from Amorim, the worlds largest producer of natural cork. There has been a lot of criticism of cork in recent years, and

New method to prevent cork taint

“Innocork” is a new method to eliminate TCA contamination in corks (TCA is the substance that causes “corked wines”). The process has been invented by Cork Supply USA (CSU). They already produce 5 million Innocork

Better to prevent than cure? New solution: Symbios

A Portugese cork research institute (CTCOR) has developed a new method to prevent altogether the formation of TCA, thus eliminating cork taint at its source. This new procedure is called Symbios. Read more: Taiwan News

Dream Taste – a new cure for corked wine

A Burgundian company (Embag with Gérard Michel and Laurent Villaume) has developed a cure for wines with cork taint. You pour the wine into a decanter and put a small plastic grape bunch in it.

A Diam 3 cork

Natural cork without cork taint

We heard about the Diam closure for the first time about five years ago. We attended a tasting with some Champagne producers who all had

Chateau Carbonnieux 1992, Pessac Leognan, Graves, Bordeaux, cork

Cork dogs to fight TCA?

Corked wines is still a problem. It is often the fault of the foul smelling chemical TCA. Even if the situation seems to have improved

New method to prevent cork taint

“Innocork” is a new method to eliminate TCA contamination in corks (TCA is the substance that causes “corked wines”). The process has been invented by

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