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Old 03-01-2006, 02:51 AM posted to rec.crafts.winemaking
DAve Allison
 
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Default Synthetic corks

Everything I've read it is:
1. Screw caps
2. Synthetic corks
3. natural cork from trees

in that order of better. #1 is best.
Natural cork can let in a little oxygen, but mostly it's the cork rot
potential.

DAve

Crhoff wrote:
Do the synthetic corks that are now being used by many wine manufacturers
seal bottles better the same or worse than real corks. I would think there
is less of an oxygen ingress.

Thanks,
Crhoff