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Here we have another idea to improve fine motor skills. This time is moment to recycle the screwcaps of a milk carton. Children have to screw in and unscrew some screwcaps. 108 more words

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The One Thing I Didn't Need to Bring to Australia

Happy Wine Wednesday!

My Australia trip recap wouldn’t be complete started without a post on wine. I’ve always loved the advice to drink wine in Wine Countries… 779 more words


The truth about screw cap wines

Screw caps don’t have the greatest reputation. This past weekend, I was at a friend’s BBQ and she was drinking Shiraz. A cheap one, she told me. 272 more words

Wine Education

wine lie #2: screw caps = cheap wine

I had a radio interview this morning on the NPR station in Kansas City and we talked a bit about screw caps, and why I love them.  461 more words

Minerality and Oxidation in Puligny Montrachet

I was caused to think about minerality and its causes once again by the conjunction of two events: I was impressed by the classic minerality of an old Burgundy; and I saw an interesting explanation of the phenomenon in pages from Filip Verheyden’s forthcoming book, WINE. 1,282 more words


Cork vs Screwcap vs Plork (Plastic Cork)

Debate debate debate! ‘screwcaps don’t keep the wine safe’…‘plorks are for cheap wine’…‘corks are traditional’… ‘screwcaps are modern and experimental’… ‘cork means faulty wine’…‘screwcaps don’t look expensive!’….. 745 more words



Since the mid-1990s, a number of wine brands have switched to alternative wine closuring materials such as synthetic plastic stoppers, screw-caps, or other closures. In some countries, screwcaps are often seen as a cheap alternative destined only for the low grade wines, however in Australia, the majority of non-sparkling wine production now uses these caps as a cork alternative. 595 more words