OFF THE VINE: Screw caps on wine bottles fuel debate

December 12, 2018 By Al Vuona, Correspondent

The debate over the use of screw caps on wine bottles continues to stir emotions among wine lovers. While some see them as rather novel, others have a strong aversion to their use. Since the early '60s screw caps have gained a rather solid footing in the wine industry and today can be found on bottles from around the world. In case you were wondering, screw caps are metal caps that screw onto threads on the neck of a wine bottle. A layer of plastic or other soft material is used as a wad to [...]

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