TECHNICAL SEMINAR
A Closer Look at Cork Closures


This informative Technical Cork Seminar, held on June 23, 2006, provided media and trade with firsthand exposure to the results of current studies in the cork industry. Workshop presentations are listed below. Copies of the presentation outlines are available by activating the link seen at right.


Screening natural corks by their releasable TCA : Does it Work?  
Results of a study sponsored by the American Vineyard Foundation. Presenter – Eric Herve PhD, ETS Laboratories
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A Successful Application of Chemical Cork Screening Methods
statistical analysis from 50,000 group cork soaks over the past four years. Presenter – Peter Weber, CQC
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Preliminary results from the analysis of flaws in returned wines.
Presenter – Traci Dutton, Cullinary Institute and Eric Herve, ETS
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Recent trade and public surveys results.
Presenter – Paul Wagner, Balzac Communications
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Characteristics of Oxygen permeability in wine closures.
Presenter – Paulo Lopes PhD, University of Bordeaux

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Corks as wine closures: Post bottling reduction and permeability performance. Presenter – Alan Limmer PhD, Stonecroft Winery NZ Presentation
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