Can you return a wine with a faulty cork?
23 May 2005 by JR
Esperanza Mendiola, Mexico: I would like to know if it is possible to have a good wine even if when you take the cork out it does not seem in good condition? Do you really think that a customer could ask for another bottle just because the cork does not seem right? me: Briefly, no. A cork that breaks or crumbles into several pieces is inconvenient but it will not harm the wine. It may be necessary to pour the wine through a fine seive or filter to clarify it but it should still taste the same.  See A couple of new wine-related objects, one useful . If on the other hand you refer to a cork that smells bad, again this does not...

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