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- another term for crown cork
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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