Over a relatively long life of opening wine bottles and enjoying (or not) the contents, I’ve regularly questioned wine drinking companions, winemakers and other wine industry insiders about bottle closure. I believe I’m sufficiently nose-sensitive to recognize the off-odors of corked, as well as other faulty wines. But I haven’t been convinced that the percentage of corked bottles is as high as the champions of non-cork closures tend to report. Yet, those corked wines certainly do exist, and it’s a shame to open a bottle that’s been saved for many years and then find it corked upon opening in front of friends and family. The anticipatory moment is unrewarded, and the planned enjoyment of the wine is lost. Also lost is the damn cost of a good bottle of wine. I know the positive arguments about screwtops and intellectually understand their benefit. I’ve enjoyed many wines that came with a screwtop. A few have been faulty, but none have been corked. Still, I prefer pulling a cork. What to do? What to do?