Feb 21, 2019
Wine Road Episode 74 - Let's talk Cork!
In this Episode, the girls sit down with Cork Quality Council Executive Director, Peter Weber. How much do YOU know about cork? Peter’s talking points include cork harvesting, cork recycling, and of course cork's involvement in the Wine Industry! So sit back, uncork a bottle of Christopher Creek 2014 Creekside Cuvée with them, and enjoy!
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Special Guest: Peter Weber, Executive Director at Cork Quality Council
00:48 Wine of the Day:Christopher Creek 2014 Creekside Cuvée
1:40 Introducing the Cork Quality Counsel
3:15 Setting the Standards for Corks
3:45 Why did wineries start using screw tops?
4:22 How is cork harvested?
6:10 Fun Fact: there are cork trees in CA!
7:29 How is CQC spreading the Positivity of Cork message?
8:22 Cork’s sustainability
10:00 Check out https://www.corkqc.com/ for videos and more information
10:24 Cork Recycling
12:15 Is it corked or is it screwed??
13:04 Fault Seminars held by Cork Quality Council
14:10 Item of the Day: Decorative Wine Cork Holder
15:46 Book of the Day: Wine Folly, the Master Guide
17:40 Barrel Tasting is March 1-3 and March 8-10. TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!
Wine of the Day: Christopher Creek 2014 Creekside Cuvée
Book of the Day: Wine Folly
Item of the Day: Wine Cork Holder
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