US reaction to screwcaps
1 Jun 2005 by JR
Reid V Rapport, Old Vines, Florida: Here in Central Florida our customers are relatively accepting of screwcaps for the most part.  A few are a little surprised, but turndowns are extremely rare.  A few Californians (and Washingtonians) are using screwcaps - led by Randall Grahm.  We see some Australians and a few German and South American screwcaps, but almost all our New Zealand wines arrive with Stelvin tin. Very few upscale wines in the shop have screwcaps - with Conundrum being the notable exception.  Conundrum is available in either cork- or screw- package.  We chose to present our clientele with screwcap and a few words of...

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