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Amorim Cork America Joins DISCUS as Partner Member


The DISCUS Annual Conference takes place October 6-8 in Austin, TX

Amorim Cork America LogoNAPA, CA, October 4, 2021 – Today, Amorim Cork America announced it has joined the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the U.S. spirits industry’s top advocate in Washington and the nation’s state capitals, as a partner member to engage in shaping tomorrow’s spirits marketplace.

The largest producer of natural cork closures worldwide, Amorim is passionate about research and development, quality, and sustainability. By teaming up with scientists and engineers, associations and non-profits, sustainability organizations, and associations like DISCUS, Amorim encourages innovation and entrepreneurship through teamwork, ingenuity, and unexpected solutions. 

“Amorim Cork America is excited to partner with DISCUS to support the messaging that the environment and natural resources are integral to the spirits industry,” says Pedro Fernandes, general manager of Amorim Cork America. “Spirits are an important part of our business, which is centered around providing solutions to custom packaging needs and innovative technologies. As a partner member, we aim to ensure the continued prosperity of the industry, and our earth, through innovation and collaboration.”

As the spirits industry’s leading trade association, DISCUS offers partner memberships to persons, firms, corporations and associations engaged in the distilled spirits supply chains and related businesses. Through the partner membership program, DISCUS will provide partner members with opportunities to connect with spirits industry leaders to exchange thoughts, resources and expertise, and provide support regarding the critical issues that impact the industry at large.

“We want to thank Amorim Cork America for joining us as a partner member. Their participation and support make the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States stronger and more effective in advancing policies that benefit the spirits industry, its workers and its consumers,” comments Chris Swonger, president and CEO of DISCUS. 

The DISCUS Annual conference—the premier industry event for America’s spirits industry leaders, decision makers, and supply chain partners—will take place this week, Oct. 6-8, at the Fairmont in Austin, TX.

About Amorim Cork America

Amorim Cork America is the North American sales and distribution division located in Napa, California. We provide top notch solutions that guarantee a customized approach tailored to each client’s needs. Amorim Cork America’s sales and management team provides expert knowledge to winemakers, distillers, technical support, quality assurance managers and wine and spirits marketers in all facets of cork closures. www.amorimca.com

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