Alternative Wine Closures: The Evolution Continues

It was with a little scepticism that I opened a clean skin wine the other night that a friend had brought over. I had never seen the glass stopper closure released by Alcoa, even though it was released over 3 years ago, aptly named the “vino-lok”. It seems there is is growing acceptance of this … Read more Alternative Wine Closures: The Evolution Continues

A New Slant on the Cork / Screwcap Debate

I was having a discussion today with a well known former winemaker of a very well known Australian Wine Company, and we both agreed to disagree on the advantages and disadvantages of screw cap closures versus traditional cork. The wine media and consequently the wine consumer in general have overwhelmingly accepted screw cap as the … Read more A New Slant on the Cork / Screwcap Debate