Reliable Cork Solutions, LLC
Reliable Cork Solutions in Portugal is a small family-owned business dedicated to personal service and high quality products. They seek to minimize the expenses through streamlining the supply of raw product to end user. They also own a small vineyard which enables them to test and evaluate their cork products.
Portugal is the world's largest producer of cork. When it is harvested for the first time after around 25 years it is called virgin cork.
The second harvest, known as secundeira, is made a minimum of nine years later, and the same interval is required for all subsequent harvests.
The best cork, known as amadia, comes only after the third harvest. This is the kind used to make the best cork, known as amadia, comes only after the third harvest. This is the kind used to make corks for wine.
The quality of the cork can be selected based on the needs of the particular wine it's sealing.
The cork groves are located Lourosa, Portugal in the northern regions where they are surrounded by the higher quality top-end 'terroir' wines.
Helping wineries and vineyards preserve their wines