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Why the snobbery over corks?

Why the snobbery over corks? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
A new wine cork that screws into the bottle is being unveiled. But why is there still so much snobbery in the battle between traditional cork and screw-top?
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Closures: Part 1 ­– the world’s most high profile experiment?

Closures: Part 1 ­– the world’s most high profile experiment? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

In February this year, Paul Pontallier showed the results of a range of experiments at the Bordeaux property to the press for the first time in London. Among his trials, which concerned a range of winemaking and viticultural techniques, were a set of three reds from the 2003 vintage, and three white wines from the 2004 harvest, sealed under different closures – one natural cork and two screwcaps with different linings (Saratin and Saranex, the latter being more oxygen-permeable).

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Glass cork's the way forward: Henschke

Glass cork's the way forward: Henschke | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

"It brings back the ceremony and the cultural heritage part of wine and it looks the part."

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Chinese tell Australia to 'put a cork in it.' - ABC Rural - Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Chinese tell Australia to 'put a cork in it.' - ABC Rural - Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
When winemakers started stuffing the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Suber) into the neck of a bottle of wine in the 17th Century, it was probably hailed as a technological breakthrough.
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Closures not a priority for US consumers, says survey...

Closures not a priority for US consumers, says survey... | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Nomacorc-sponsored survey finds US wine consumers only notice the bottle closure if there's a problem.
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