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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2007

Screw Caps Gain Acceptance

Alternative closures top wines from Napa to Burgundy
Daniel Sogg
Issue: July 31, 2007


A screw cap was once proof positive that a bottle's contents were low-end. No longer: The metal closures now seal wines sold at all price points from diverse producers. While consumers expressed resistance at first, they now seem to be accepting that good—even great—wines can come under metal closures.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 21, 2007.

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