More Adventures in Wines that’s “Screwed”

So Ladies and Gentlemen, the plot is thickening steadily! Yesterday, I had a conversation with a winery owner who had to trash half a bottling run (!Sob!) because it was ‘corked.’ And of course he has bottled nothing but screwtop for years. The wine was bottled in two batches. The first half, the 8 to… Continue reading More Adventures in Wines that’s “Screwed” The Economist (issue Nov. 27th – Dec. 3rd, Cover shot of a farmer in a diving hard hat) has an article on the wine headache.  To sum it up, there are three wine molecules – peptides – that are close analogues of common allergens, including one that resembles ragweed pollen.  As I’ve been saying… Continue reading

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