Take heart, wine snobs, 70-plus percent of all the wines produced in the world have real cork stoppers.
Plastic and glass is catching up, but which is best for the environment? Surprisingly, cork is.
Without the wine cork industry using the various pockets of “cork oaks” around the world, the biodiversity in these rare forests would surely not survive. Not everyone agrees, but just among us wine snobs, let’s keep the tradition going.