Thursday, August 03, 2006
Called a "glass-on-glass" stopper the Vino-Seal was first introduced in Europe two years ago. The manufacturer, Alcoa, claims over 500 wineries world-wide now use the "closure system" for their premium wines. Central California winemaker Leal is the latest to use the glass cork.
The full article here.
Product description and pictures of Vino-Seal.
I've got to say that it seems a bit more upscale than screw-top closures and an inevitable trend to move from away from cork.
Posted by Mike Jacobs at 8:27 AM