Screw Convention

“There’s nothing romantic about a corked bottle of wine,” says NZ winemaker Kim Crawford in Time. Crawford is one of many Kiwi vintners thumbing the nose at tradition, preferring screw tops to corks despite a recent international PR campaign by supporters of the latter. According to Time, the technology caught on dramatically amongst New World wine producers in 2002.


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What is really in our wine?

What is really in our wine?

New research by Malborough Master of Wine Sophie Parker-Thomson “is likely to provoke considerable revision in winemaking practices and in how sulphites are perceived,” according to Jancis Robinson, famed wined…