Since it’s tempting to assume (or perhaps “hope” is the better word) that September won’t be just as hot as the previous months have been, Labor Day weekend feels like the summer season’s grand finale. What better way to celebrate than with an impromptu getaway?
The cork-or-cap debate certainly isn’t settled, and we’re glad to contribute to the ongoing research by opening as many bottles as it takes until somebody decides for good, or we’re all too drunk to care just what was keeping the bottle closed in the first place.
The French – who most often proudly seal their wine with a cork – invented the screw cap. Yep, that’s a fact. In the late 1950s French researchers created a product called “Stelcap vin,” a screw cap that was repurposed from the caps used to seal bottles in the spirits industry, in the hopes that […]