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Wineries Claim Alternative Cork Caused Widespread Taint

Daniel Sogg
Issue: October 31, 2001

Some vintners are seeking compensation from the maker of Altec stoppers One of the world's largest wine-cork manufacturers, the French firm Sabaté, is grappling with complaints from several California wine producers who allege that its most popular product, the Altec stopper, tainted their wines.

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