As posted by Amorim Newsletter – June 2012

Amorim SA endeavours to offer quality   service that goes beyond the expectations of our customers. This ethos is   prevalent throughout our supply chain and at our unit in Stellenbosch. Here   Amorim goes beyond general cork industry norms.
Miguel Cabral,   head of Research and Development at Amorim in Portugal, will be visiting   South Africa in July this year to inform the wine industry of latest   developments in his field. The first presentation will be on 24 July where Dr   Cabral will present an update on Amorim’s technical advances in improving   natural cork performance and the latest research on wine closures.

The presentation will be held during the 3rd Cap Classique   Technical Seminar on 25th July, held at Joostenberg Conference   Centre and will focus on research on corks for sparkling wines. The topic of   Dr Miguel Cabral will be:


The Studies on Sparkling Wine Cork Stoppers   – The presentation will have 3 parts:

  1. Technical   specifications on Sparkling corks: Results of a study made in collaboration   with Moët & Chandon.
  2. Technical   performance of the product.
  3. Sensorial neutrality