Cork stoppers have a practical and decorative function. They are most often used for clogging bottles and containers containing wines, liqueurs, meads, oils, ointments, medicines and fuel-based liquids. Due to the variety of use of stoppers, we can divide them into: cylindrical, conical and decorative. 

  Made of natural cork (solid)

Cork stoppers are a perfect seal in glass containers. This type of closure, if used over a longer period of time, promotes the maturation of the wine and allows its noble aging during the numerous chemical and physical processes that take place between the components of the wine. The tightness of the cork stopper is a property that is necessary for puberty as well as for the rapid consumption of wine. Thanks to the natural cork, the durability of the wine is preserved without disturbing the existing harmony between its ingredients. For a consumer of wine, a plug made of natural cork is seen as a sign of quality and an essential element of the ritual of opening and closing a bottle of wine, which contributes significantly to positive evaluation and proper distinction.

Agglomerated, colmated or technical cork

This kind of cork stoppers are a combination of cork granulate with a special binder allowed for contact with food. They are most often used in utility ceramics, glass and plastic containers. The advantage of agglomerated cork is homogeneity, relatively low price, the ability to match granularity and dimensions. Stoppers made of colmatedcork are plugs made of natural cork, the pores of which are tightly filled with cork dust, obtained from the rectification of a natural cork. Column plugs look homogeneous and have good mechanical properties. In addition, they improve the appearance and tightness of the cork stopper. Technical plugs forms a body made of high density agglomerated cork with natural cork discs glued to one or both ends.They maintain in the bottle an appropriate concentration of sulfur dioxide SO2, preventing premature oxidation and additionally preventing the formation of undesirable odors.