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Author Taber, George M.

Title To cork or not to cork : tradition, romance, science, and the battle for the wine bottle / George M. Taber.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  663.2 TAB    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.
Contents Nature's nearly perfect product -- The making of a cork -- Science in the service of wine -- The long search for an alternative -- Disastrous decade for Portuguese cork -- The rise of Australia -- The French cover-up -- Supreme corq breaks the monopoly -- From perfect cork to perfect disaster -- A new generation at Amorim makes big changes -- California looks for a high-tech solution -- Australia blazes new paths -- PlumpJack makes a bold gamble -- New Zealand's rebels with a cause -- Funeral for the cork -- Back to the future with a glass solution -- The bottle that wears a crown -- Trouble in the cellar at Hanzell -- The problem of reduction -- France remains hesitant -- American expirements with closures -- On the American front lines -- The Penfolds recorking clinic -- Battle for the wine bottle.
Subject Wine and wine making.
Cork -- History.
Bottle corks -- History.
ISBN 0743299345

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