After last week’s post on where corks come from, Jan wrote in to ask what it means when someone says the wine is corked. Here’s a brief explanation:
I should add that cork taint is an equal opportunity problem and can afflict everything from two-buck Chuck to Chateau Sticker Shock!
Jan’s question leads us to another one: What kind of seal will be the most common 25 years from now? Anyone want to place a bet?
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