The future holds many challenges for winemakers, and Bordeaux remains committed to adaptation through innovation. Viticulture specialists are already hard at work ensuring that grape varieties have the necessary resistance to overcome disease and climate change. According to the experts in this sector, the solutions to all of these problems are to be found with the plants themselves.
While natural corks remain the most popular option for producers(1), alternative solutions are gaining ground. We will take a look at the different types of closures, their influence on wine, and the way they are viewed around the world.
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