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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2013

Time to Dump Corks

James Laube
Issue: April 30, 2013

For too long, campaigning against corks while advocating for twist-off closures has seemed a futile exercise, given that wine and cork appear inextricably linked, even more tradition-bound than, say, wine and oak barrels. But times are changing. Recently, Wine Spectator's James Laube has detected what amounts to a seismic shift in attitudes, with twist-offs making significant gains in the marketplace, usually at the expense of cork.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 26, 2013.

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