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.


Amorim Cork Joins Anthonij Rupert Wyne for an Unexpected Twist

Anthonij Rupert Wyne in the Franschhoek Wine Valley has perfected the art of producing wine with an uncompromising commitment to the environment accompanied by a singular dedication to innovation.


Beards and Barrels, the Craziest Wine Industry Event

Barrels and Beards have become as synonymous with the Bot River wine region as fine wine, cool terroir and colourful winemakers.


Consol Glass makes Amorim HELIX Closure Concept Available to SA Market

Its popularity in the international wine market-place and interest among South African wine producers has seen Amorim’s revolutionary HELIX cork concept now being made available locally in its entirety, with Consol Glass producing the specific bottles required for the HELIX closure.


Cape Epic 2017 Done, Dusted and in the Bag

The sun wasn’t going to go down on Epic 2017 that easily. At 85km, the final stage from Oak Valley in Elgin to the luxurious manicured lawns of Val de Vie in Paarl might have looked like a trot.

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