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Cork (material)


Cork is an impermeable buoyant material, the phellem layer of bark tissue that is harvested for ... Cork production is generally considered sustainable because the cork tree is not cut down to obtai...

How cork is made: an illustrated guide - The wine anorak


How cork is made. An illustrated guide to the cork production process. It all starts in the forest. Cork oaks are harvested every nine years, once they reach ...

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Jun 2, 2008 ... A film about the way natural cork wine stoppers are made, from tree to bottle.

The World's Oldest, Largest Cork Tree - The Whistler Tree | VinePair


Apr 3, 2014 ... The country is home to about half the world's commercial cork-producing oak trees, spread out over more than 1.6 million acres of forest.

How cork is made - material, making, history, used, processing ...


An incredibly versatile natural material, cork is harvested from living cork oak ... The trees are unharmed by the process, and they continue producing cork for an  ...

Raw Material and Production Process - Amorim Cork


Natural Cork - Raw Material and Production Process. Perfect by nature. It is from the cork oak (Quercus Suber L.) that one of nature's most extraordinary products  ...

The cork industry in Portugal


Production Portugal is a major cork-grower; in fact, nearly one-third of the total cork oak area, estimated at 2,150,000 hectares (5.3 million acres) is in Portugal, ...

Portugal's New Twist on the Cork Industry - TIME


Nov 8, 2010 ... "Like any other business, cork production is about making money," says Waller. " The environmental equation is not a simple one." Most cork ...

The Three Ages of Wine Cork Production: A Visit to Corticeira Amorim


Jun 14, 2016 ... Only 9 years after that (and every 9 years into the future) can the highest quality cork be taken. Few other things in the world of wine (producing ...

Alentejo: Portugal's Cork Country - Trip Review ...


These ancient forests, which have produced cork for millennia, are occasionally interrupted by wine estates, olive groves, or a white and blue house on a hill.

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information on cork and cork oak trees (sobreiro) in Portugal


Information on cork harvest and production in Portugal and on the importance of the cork forests for biodiversity and ecology. Why you should buy wine with real ...

Where does cork come from? | HowStuffWorks


Just about every tree has an outer layer of cork bark, but the cork oak (Quercus ... The countries that produce the most cork include Portugal, Algeria, Spain, ...

Cork Production - Cork Quality Council


Raw Cork Production. Cork is harvested exclusively from the Cork Oak, Quercus suber L., found predominantly in the Mediterranean region. Though the tree can ...