Where Wine Corks Come From

If you've ever opened a bottle of wine you might have paused for a moment to admire the wine cork before enjoying a glass of wine.

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I knew that cork came from a tree but I didn’t realize that the same tree could be harvested many times over if done properly. The cork trees in Portugal have been cared for by generations of harvesters who carefully strip the bark from the tree to be made into wine corks. You might now appreciate A Glass Of Red.