Definition of crown cap in English:

crown cap


  • another term for crown cork
    • ‘Joining boxed wines in plowing new ground are sparkling wines in single serving cans, sangrias in tetra paks, and more bubblies in beer bottle styles with crown caps.’
    • ‘Yeast is dispensed into it and it is then plugged before the bottle is stoppered with the usual crown cap.’
    • ‘Once the blend is completed the wine is put into bottles with a bit of sugar and yeast, the bottle is sealed with a crown cap and the fermentation that makes the bubbles commences.’
    • ‘I asked him if Bollinger would ever eschew corks for crown caps, to avoid the cork taint so pervasive in the wine industry.’