Taming of all the Screws


My fascination for wine began with a cork. And more precisely, the opening of a bottle of wine by removing said cork.

 

Helix bottle-cork combination wins major packaging award


The Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA) Gold Pack Awards is an annual competition that recognises the finest examples of packaging excellence and towards the end of last year, manufacturer Consol Glass won with Helix – this innovative product honoured with two Gold medals: Best in Beverage and Best in Glass (Substrate Excellence Awards).

 

Amorim Grows Offering in the Sector for Spirits Closures


One of the most energetic growth sectors of the alcohol beverage industry over the past few years has been the spirits market.

 

New state-of-the-art Zeitz Museum in Cape Town uses cork as insulation


There is a new landmark in Cape Town, and the whole world is talking about it. The of Contemporary Art Africa opened in Cape Town in September and has immediately grabbed the attention of the art world.

 

Old South African Classics Get New Corks from Amorim


What can be more precious than the gift of life? Well, that is exactly what a few selected classic South African wines received recently when Amorim put together a team to recork some old wines in the collection held by Distell’s Tabernacle.

 

Kanonkop Breathes Fresh Air into Older Wines with Recorking Service


In a bid to assist loyal customers to enjoy and keep its premier wines for longer, Kanonkop Wine Estate has introduced a recorking service for owners of older vintages.

 

Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge


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Hannes Meyer, middle, receiving the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge Award for Best Producer. To his left is Francois Malan, CEO of Simonsig and Joaquim Sá, CEO of Amorim SA.

Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded cellar in the history of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge by winning the competition’s Best Producer Award for the fourth time.

 

Black Eagle Brewing Flies the Flag for Cork on the Craft Beer Scene


The craft-beer wave has been enveloping South Africa for a few years now. And it was only a matter of time before local brewers recognised the added-value proposition of closing their brew with a natural cork – just as some of the finest European brewers have been doing for centuries.

 

Amorim Cap Classique Competition Entrants Shows their Class at 2017 Judging


Top image caption: From left: Spencer Fondaumiere, Cathy Marston, Higgo Jacobs, Joaquim Sá (Amorim MD), Heidi Duminy, Johan Malan and Elunda Basson.

 

Amorim Cork Competition Winners on their Stunning Prize to Portugal


Last year the House of Krone in partnership with Amorim Cork’s new Helix twist-off cork product held a unique competition, with the winning prize being a trip to Portugal.

 
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