If you are enjoying a glass of wine, will you enjoy it less if you find out that it was capped and not corked? The cork vs. screw cap debate has been raging in the wide world of wine for quite some time now and there’s still no consensus on which is best. Traditionalists will argue that cork is best for wines that need to be aged for a while before drinking while others will say that because cork is a natural product it is susceptible to the elements and can ruin some wines.
Besides the science offered by those on each side of the question, there is another aspect to the cork vs. cap debate that is considered by some to be more important than the science of oxidation and reduction. To them its all about the “aura” of it all. Cork’ers will