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Are screwcaps synonymous with cheap wine?

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Which is better closure, cork or screwcap? This is a subject that has been debated for many year in the world of wine. In this video the differences are explained and whether one is better than the other.

The wines used in this video are:
– Screwcap: D’Arbenbeg Olive Grove Chardonnay (Australia)
– Cork: Humberto Canale ‘Old Vineyards’ Riesling (Argentina)

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I am a Northern Irishman based in Valencia. My career in wine began more than three decades ago, in London. I am the founder of TheWinePlace.es, an online store, where wine enthusiasts can enjoy a selection of international wines and Verde Marte, a company dedicated to exporting Spanish wines. Also, Thewineplace.courses, an "approved program provider" of the courses of the prestigious WSET. I share my passion for wines through my media work writing weekly columns for the Spanish newspaper El Mundo and 5 Barricas, an online wine magazine.

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