Cork & Packaging - Common Questions
What size corks do you offer?
We offer 1 1/2", 1 3/4", 2" and 2 1/4" lengths in various grades and types.
What is the diameter of your cork?
24 mm +/- .5 mm for Sterisun and natural corks. 23 mm for 1+1 corks.
What is the minimum order quantity?
1,000 cork minimum, sold in 1,000 increments.
What's the best way to store my corks?
Corks should be stored in a cool dry location, not in a bottling room, barrel storage area, or chemical storage area. The temperature should be 55º to 70º F and the humidity 50 to 70%.
How long can I store corks until they are no longer useable?
If corks haven't been opened and are stored properly, they are still usable up to six months. If corks bags have been opened, they should be returned to a close-able container and sealed tightly. For a minimal charge, Scott Laboratories will reprocess, re-moisturize, and
re-SO2 our corks.
re-SO2 our corks.
What size cork should I use for an oversized bottle?
We suggest you contact the glass manufacturer for their recommendation.
Do you have a minimum order quantity for oversize corks?
For oversized corks, there is a fifty cork minimum. The order must be placed with another cork order.
Can corks be printed with custom winery logo?
A printing die is made from customer supplied black and white artwork. Depending on the size of cork, the artwork should fit into a 34 - 45 mm x 72 mm rectangle.
Where are the price breaks for corks?
5,000, 10,000 and 100,000.
What size stock wirehoods are available?
32 mm and 38 mm, all of which are subject to stock on hand.
What is the lead time for custom orders?
Lead time is twelve to fourteen weeks from the time order is placed
How do I determine what size wirehood I need?
Acquire a bottle drawing from the manufacturer and forward it to our attention.