Screw Top Wine Bottles

These days I don’t mind opening a bottle of wine that has a screw top. Ten years ago that would have been a different story. Bottles that had screw tops then usually contained cheap, very sweet, and bad-tasting wines. Today more and more wineries are deciding that the screw top is the way to go on wines that are meant to be drunk within a year’s time. Why put a cork in the wine that has no aging potential, when estimates are that one in ten wines goes bad because of a defective cork? A screw top wine is not going to have that problem.

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