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WINE CLOSURES: THE FACTS

24 May 2018



Whether it be cork, plastic or aluminium, winemakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to stoppers. Patrick Schmitt MW considers the performance of each closure type. It may seem extraordinary, but one of the hardest decisions for any winemaker doesn’t concern practices in the vineyard or cellar. Although the implications of picking dates, fermentation temperatures, extraction […]

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Corked Wine Reality Check

24 May 2018



What exactly is cork taint? A taint can be defined as an undesired character that is completely foreign to a beverage or food, normally coming from an exterior source. And indeed, cork taint does not arise or originate from grapes or winemaking. It is mostly caused by 2, 4, 6-trichloroanisole (or TCA for short), a […]

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US STUDENT JAILED FOR POISONING CLASSMATE

10 May 2018



An American student has been sentenced to three years in jail for poisoning a classmate by lacing his wine with methanol.   For more information please read:   http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/07/us-student-jailed-for-poisoning-classmate-with-wine/

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EVERY SECOND ALUMINIUM CLOSURE IN EUROPE IS NOW RECYCLED!

10 November 2016



    The average recycling rate for aluminium closures in Europe has increased to more than 50%, according to figures released recently by the “Aluminium Closures – Turn 360°” campaign by the European Aluminium Foil Association. Much of this improvement is due to national initiatives and better collection and recycling schemes across Europe, according to […]

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OENOLOGISTS FROM VENETO VISITING GUALA CLOSURES

26 July 2016



  On Friday July 22th 2016 was held a study trip for a group of Oenologists from “Associazione Enologi Enotecnici Italian” organized by Centroeno V & V in partnership with Guala Closures.   The first stop-over of the trip included a visit and tasting at the Bellavista winery in Franciacorta. Following Guala Closures hosted the group of Oenologists […]

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SPANISH STOP-OVER FOR THE CAMPAIGN Turn 360 ° – A round of 360 ° with aluminum closures

08 June 2016



  In June it was held in Monvinic (Barcelona), an event sponsored by EAFA and Guala Closures Group to present the European campaign “Turn 360 ° – A round of 360 ° with aluminum closures.”   During the event we talked about: – Aluminum closures range, – Markets information, – Consumer preferences, – Benefits in […]

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Wine lasts in screwcaps

06 June 2016



Chehalem winery in Oregon has been bottling Pinot Noir under screwcap for more than a decade Read the article

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The Guggenheim of wine

06 June 2016



A new €81m museum is designed to cement Bordeaux’s position as the world capital of wine Read the article

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OUR CLOSURES HAD A MAIN ROLE IN THE EVENT “Abi-Tanti, the migrating multitude”

05 June 2016



On June 5, in San Carlo square in Turin ,on the World Environment Day , some educational workshops and the artistic installation, “Abi – Tanti , migrant multitude” have been organized by CiAL (National Consortium for aluminum recycling) and realized by the Rivoli museum Education Department. Our aluminum caps had a main role on the […]

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GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ SIMEI 2015

26 October 2015



Save the date: from 3 to 6 novembre 2015 Guala Closures Group will attend the SIMEI 2015 fair – World Leader in Wine Technology Exhibition.   Visit us at hall 15 booth S11-T14.  

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