The Observer on corks continued
23 Aug 2010 by Jancis Robinson
In the light of yesterday's article in The Observer (or Sunday Guardian , as we must get used to calling it) about natural corks and the alternatives, I thought you might be interested in the email interview below that underlay how I was quoted in the article by the Observer journalist Lucy Siegle , a specialist in environmental and ethical issues, pictured here. One thing I did not mention this time around is that total global demand for wine stoppers has been increasing enormously as a higher and higher proportion of wine is now sold in bottle rather than, as in the old days, in bulk. So I would...

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