We have all read the articles for and against the cork and the screwcap (or stelvin) we’ve read about sporadic oxidation, oxygen permeability, ageing potential, bark variation(woof!), dioxins and that the screwcap is 22 times more damaging to the environment than the cork! Elsewhere you will find many fine thesis on this subject…here are 10 simple, undeniable reasons why we favour the screwcap.
1. You will never suffer an involuntary nose piercing while opening a screwcap…
3. If it has a cork…you gotta’ have a corkscrew!
9. You are unlikely to be found in compromising positions by your dinner guests while opening a screwcap. 10. You are unlikely to experience a catastrophic wardrobe malfunction while opening a screwcap!