Arrive to the main gate of the Nocavortiça Cork Factory, near São Brás de Alportel, and enter, ready to discover the fascinating world of cork.
Begin with a conference room briefing and learn about the family-run roots of the company. Then follow your guide on a tour of the factory itself, and learn about the different processes, resources, and machinery used to create the final product.
Discover the eco-friendly qualities of cork, and learn about the extraction methods used to ensure the oak and tree are not damaged, then gain insight into the corking process for the world’s best wines and Champagnes, as well as other modern uses for the sustainable material.
Conclude your family-friendly tour back at the main entrance, with new insight into the production cycle, from seed, to tree, to panel, to bottle- or otherwise.