The days of the wine cork may be numbered, as many wineries are experimenting with the use of caps made of composite and plastic. Corks can be quirky, and sometimes their assets are quickly followed by their liabilities. Could synthetic caps be a better industry choice?
Centuries ago, a nameless genius closed a bottle of wine using a piece of cork. To her (or him), we owe a debt of gratitude. A stroke of true genius that still endures, cork makes an ideal bottle stopper for… read more