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Magazine Archives: Sept. 15, 2004

Hogue Releases Wine-Closure Study, Switches to Screw Caps

Daniel Sogg
Issue: September 15, 2004


Hogue Cellars, one of the largest producers in Washington, has joined the rising tide of wineries switching to screw caps, after completing an in-house study examining wine closures. The winery, which presented the study at the American Society of Enology and Viticulture conference this summer, found limitations for both synthetic stoppers and natural cork.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2004.


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