The Science of Closures

Evaluating corks, twist-offs and other ways of preserving the quality of bottled wine
From the Mar 31, 2005, issue
Wine closures are the last step in the winemaking process, but hardly the least important. The greatness of a vineyard, the serendipity of a magical vintage and the talent of the winemaker can all be trumped by a defective or unsuitable stopper.

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