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Putting the screw on wine corks

It has created great debate among wine lovers for years as the screw top has steadily grown in popularity, replacing the humble cork.

Now Sommeliers in France and cork manufacturers in Portugal and Spain have launched a multi-million-dollar campaign to save the wine cork and persuade wine lovers to shun the increasingly popular screw cap.

David Chazan spoke to Guy Woodward, Editor of Decanter Magazine and Marco Pelletier, Chief Sommelier at Hotel Bristol.