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How 40 million cork wine stoppers a day are harvested in Portugal

Half of the world’s cork wine stoppers come from Portugal’s cork oak trees. These trees are protected under Portuguese law, so they can only be harvested every nine years. We visit the Alentejo forests to see how the cork bark is harvested so it doesn’t hurt the trees. Visit the […]
How 40 million cork wine stoppers a day are harvested in Portugal
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How Ocean Spray harvests 100 billion cranberries in just six weeks

Starting in mid-September, Ocean Spray farmers across the Northeast start hustling to harvest 100 billion cranberries in just six weeks. But this year, just as harvest was starting, a TikTok featuring a bottle of Ocean Spray Cran-raspberry juice went viral, prompting millions of copy-cat TikToks and clearing cranberry juice from […]
How Ocean Spray harvests 100 billion cranberries in just six weeks
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How wine is made at an English vineyard that produces 200,000 bottles a year

English wines are slowly gaining recognition. Over 5 million bottles are produced yearly. A million vines were planted in the UK in 2017. Bolney Wine Estate produces over 200,000 bottles of wine a year. It produces red, white, and sparkling wines. Over the last few years, England has hugely increased […]
How wine is made at an English vineyard that produces 200,000 bottles a year