2010 Cork Harvest Restores Inventory Levels

on 07/10/10 at 3:16 pm

Wine

Weather conditions contributed positively to the 2010 Portuguese and Spanish cork harvest, creating excellent growing conditions and providing for generous growth of the annual cork layer. A very rainy winter and spring, where precipitation levels in January and February were 30 percent higher than the average, made for a late, long harvest running through the end of August.

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