Close range: the latest trends in stoppers

The closures industry is a fast-moving one, with manufacturers continually investing in improving their products. Sally Easton MW looks at the current market, and highlights new ideas, such as plant-based stoppers and anti-counterfeiting measures.

Wine under cork perceived as 15% better than screwcap

Wines bottled under cork are perceived to be 15% better quality than those closed with a screwcap according to the results of a recent scientific experiment.

Bolney switches to screwcap

English wine estate Bolney has announced it intends to bottle all of its still wines under screwcap rather than cork starting with the release of the 2017 vintage this April.

Wine Australia bullish on screwcaps in China

Wine Australia's marketing manager believes that the acceptance of screwcaps is increasing in China, particularly at lower price points, helped by the growing number of imports of Australian wine into the country.

Wine closures: the facts

February 27th, 2017

Guala solves screwcap challenge

December 1st, 2014

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