November 2018: Francois Margot, North American Sales Manager for DIAM BOUCHAGE, has seen his company grow since launching their cork products 15 years ago, to be the second largest cork producer in the world and their presence in the American market is remarkable for a relatively young company.
To call DIAM a cork company is tells only part of the story. The technology they have developed relies on the efficiency of natural cork as a closure, but works to eliminate the inconsistencies in natural cork that can lead to flaws in wine.
“Naturally punched cork has been used for decades….centuries because it is an elastic product,” says Margot, “you put it in a bottle and it expands and seals. But the problem is that cork is inconsistent in three major ways.” Read the Full Article