From Tree to Bottle, This Is How Wine Corks Are Made

(via) I’ve dipped and twisted my corkscrew into thousands of bottles of wine over the decades, but I’ve never really given much thought as to how wine bottle corks are actually made. In these two fascinating short videos, YouTuber Jamie Goode checks out a cork harvest in Portugal’s Alentejo wine region (above) and visits a nearby Cork Supply factory (below) to find out how it’s done.

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