Amorim: Cork stoppers ‘important sign of premiumisation’

25th April, 2018 by admin
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Amorim Top Series range produces the most prestigious natural closures for the world’s most distinguished spirits.

It’s no secret that premiumisation has affected all sub­sections of the drinks world, from craft beer to small­-batch gin. Now the trend has well and truly made its mark on spirits capsules.

Amorim Top Series, part of the Amorim Group, the world’s leader in the production of natural bottle closures, offers innovative, customised solutions to its customers needs.

With its numerous strategically located distribution units, the company exports to more than 100 countries worldwide.

Top Series is an exclusive range of capsulated cork stoppers that features distinctive closure solutions for the world’s most celebrated spirit brands. The range is divided into four market segments: Prestige; Elegance; Premium; and Classic Value.

Top Series combines inspirational design with the superior technical and environmental performance of natural cork. it also offers customised technical consultancy and reference­-prototyping services.


Following a major research programme based on advanced technology and rigorous testing, Amorim Top Series has unveiled the innovative Whitetop stopper – a premium cork-­closure solution specifically designed for white spirits.

The Whitetop stopper has received acclaim for its use by numerous brands, including Germany’s Windspiel Gin, while Amorim Top Series identifies further opportunities in the Tequila, vodka and gin markets – where it says cork stoppers have become an important sign of premiumisation.

In the wake of soaring demand for its stoppers, Amorim Top Series is undertaking a multi-­million-­euro refurbishment of its premises in Argoncilhe, near Porto, in Portugal. Work will include the building of an expanded new production area, new technology equipment and new optical-scanning quality controls.

In line with this increased production capacity, the company has reinforced its experienced in-­house design team, and has expanded its product­-development team from two to six specialists.

These changes will enable the company to respond to customer demands and invest in new techniques and products.

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