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How wine corks are made

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 09, 2012

My son thinks corks grow on trees…not sure whether to pop his bubble on this or not.

How Corks Are Made

It all starts in the forest. Cork oaks are harvested every nine years, once they reach maturity. It doesn’t harm the tree, and the cork bark regrows. Most cork forests are in Portugal and Spain.

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