…A monk called Dom Pierre Pérignon. In the 17th century, he invented champagne and applied cork to close champagne bottles. From that moment on, cork started being purposefully cultivated, mainly in Portugal.
Fast forward 400 years, and cork is still standing, with the construction & fashion industry among those who discovered the potential of this fine material. People are searching for sustainable alternatives that offer the same or a better experience, performance, comfort. Cork fits in this request for us all to put less harm to our planet, but not to compromise on quality.