Category Archives: corks

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and Wines

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 32830 Tinhorn Creek RD Oliver BC V0H 1TQ Tinhorn Creek We are going to talk about of a couple of Tinhorn Creek wines and then Tinhorn’s environmental and sustainable efforts in both the vineyard and the winery. … Continue reading

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To Screw or Not to Screw: A Matter of Geography?

Controversy continues to rage about closures – and this year’s Playhouse WineFestival was no exception. Cork is king says the old world, stelven is stellar says the new. Speaking at “The Iberian Criterion” seminar, Cristiano van Zeller, owner of Douro’s … Continue reading

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Of a Romantic Nature

A couple of weeks ago, we were at a wine tasting led by Sandra Oldfield, winemaker at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. As it often does, the subject of cork versus Stelvin (dare we actually be so crass as to refer to … Continue reading

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Quirky Champagne Corkers

by Frank The Australians have taken the alternate stopper gone too far! Crown caps on Champagne? The same crown caps that are on your six pack of Bud or Coors on a bottle of Cristal? Has the world gone mad? … Continue reading

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