Amorim Cork Brings the Special Wines of Madeira to the CWG


One of the greatest resurgences in the wine world’s recent history is that of Madeira. Long relegated to the lower shelves as an aide for cooking and cheerful sweet quaffing, the fortified wines from this island off the coast of Portugal have lately undergone a renaissance.

 

Bot River Barrels and Beards tackles Bull by Horns for Charity


Top image: Kobie Viljoen and Amorim Cork MD Joaquim Sá 

The whackiest event in the South African wine landscape has to be the annual Barrels & Beards Festival held by the small but spirited Bot River Wine Route. Annually a group of wine makers make a vow of not shaving during the harvest, at the end of which they host a beard competition and gigantic slap-up party to celebrate the ending of the grape crush, the beautiful beards and the simple joys of being a member of the wine community in this charming rural enclave.

 

Cork Makes Light Work for Lara Croft Tomb Raider


Lights….camera…..action….and cork. With the highly anticipated movie Tomb Raider having hit the screens to international acclaim, it is worth noting that cork took on one of the minor roles.

 

A New Cork and an Historical Day on De Wetshof Estate


None of those who were in the De Wetshof winery on Monday 12 March will forget it. Not one.

 

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.

 

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.

 
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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.

 

Amorim Adds Elegance to New Interior Space at The House of Krone


One of the Cape’s classic wine farms has donned a new aesthetic look. Besides supplying the corks for Krone’s fine range of Cap Classique and other wines, Amorim was involved in delivering the cork material for this elegant Tulbagh wine estate’s hospitality centre.

 
 
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