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Screwed, Part 2

The screwtop issue is becoming more pressing every day. In the last month I’ve drunk or reviewed at least a couple of dozen wines with screwtop closures. I’d guess about 25 per cent of them – and maybe higher as … Continue reading

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Corked Wine in a Screwtop?

It’s official folks. I finally got a ‘corked’ (i.e. contaminated with either TCA or TBA, ) bottle of wine under a screwtop. I thought I was hallucinating. I left the bottle on the counter and tried it again this morning … Continue reading

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Screwy

So what’s wrong with this picture. Bottle of wine: check. Catchy label:check. Screwtop: check… Hey wait a minute here! This wine is from Portugal! Didn’t they pass a law that all Portuguese wine had to be corked with the real … Continue reading

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