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Who do you love? Cork or Screw Cap?

Who do you love? Cork or Screw Cap?

Though it may seem like the wine industry has progressed quickly in the packaging area, there is still a fundamental debate on closures: cork or screw cap? Some may feel like they’ve lost some “romance” when they choose a bottle with a screw cap closure instead of a cork. Some may feel like the cork is a hindrance and have no problem with screw caps. They both have their pros and cons…we want to know what YOU think! Cork or screw cap? A bit about screw caps (since we know you know all about cork!) Just in case you’re wary about trying wines with screw caps, here are some facts about screw cap closures that may interest you… Myth: Only less expensive, drink-me-now wines are enclosed by screw caps. Fact: There are well over 700 wines with screw caps, ranging from $4 retail to upwards of $85. Myth: Wines with screw cap closures do not age. Fact: They do age, just differently, remaining fresher longer but still displaying the complexity and depth that ageing brings. Myth: Screw caps are too new to really understand how they affect wine. Fact: The first screw cap was made in France in the late 1950s. Now that you know a little more about screw cap closures – which do you prefer? The pop of the cork or the twist of the cap?

 

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