• Study Reveals How Much More Americans Will Pay For Wines With Cork Closures

    10 days ago - By Vine Pair

    A winemaker's decision on whether to use a cork or screw cap closure is influenced by a number of factors; price is just one of them. To consumers, however, the issue of bottle closures appears to be much closer connected to economics and can even influence their perception of the quality of a wine (and how much they'll ultimately pay for it).
    A recent study published by the American Association of Wine Economists found that, on average, U.S. consumers are willing to pay eight percent more “for table wines that contain cork closures rather than screw cap closures.”
    Additionally, the study...
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