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Corks Recommendations

Post by floydmeddler » Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:46 am

Hey folks,

I have a load of wine that I need to bottle up. I bottled a batch a few months ago but the corks I bought are terrible. They split and fall apart whenever I use a corkscrew on them. These are the ones:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Standard-Stra ... Sw5VFWL0eN

Can someone recommend something decent, please?

Cheers

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Re: Corks Recommendations

Post by scotsloon » Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:31 am

I've not seen corks with a wax solution before. My normal practice is to boil my corks in the kettle then put them in the bottle, don't have any experience with corks splitting.

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Re: Corks Recommendations

Post by Horden Hillbilly » Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:41 pm

I use these, silicon coated. Slightly more expensive than standard corks, but they're very easy to use, they slide into the bottles without hardly any effort & I've never had one split. I use a twin lever corking tool as well.

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Re: Corks Recommendations

Post by oldbloke » Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:06 pm

Larsen or Favorit

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Re: Corks Recommendations

Post by floydmeddler » Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:51 pm

Cheers lads!

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