Cutting the cork

1 March 2018

Last summer I visited the cork harvest in Portugal. To watch as teams of descortiçadores skilfully and quickly removed the cork from each tree was exciting. You can read more about the latest developments in natural cork and the bottle stoppers made from it in Decanter (April 2018). In the meantime, here are a few images to get you started.

Cutting the cork

Cutting the cork

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