Whether it be cork, plastic or aluminium, winemakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to stoppers. Patrick Schmitt MW considers the performance of each closure type.
A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s Vinitaly.
Guala Closure Group has unveiled a new range of screwcap liners featuring different levels of oxygen permeability.
The Italian Ministry of Agriculture has amended its decree of July 1993 to allow some - but crucially not all - DOCG wines to be bottled under screwcap.