Archive for November 8th, 2009

Cork and cork at Quinta da Lagoalva de Cima

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

There’s always a danger that things can get a tad introspective at conferences like EWBC, so it is great to get the opportunity to broaden ones horizons out in the field, or terroir, if you will.  A trip to see how cork is produced was, inevitably, sponsored by Amorim, who almost silently supply one quarter of the world’s natural wine closures.  A heavyweight, if there were ever such a thing, in the cork world.

It's a rat trap, Billy - oh hang on, no, it's a horse and trap