The definitive answer, and not for the reason you think!
quote:Originally posted by Rothko:
Well, there is a simple solution. A small microchip and speaker in the underside of the screw top to simulate the sound of a cork being pulled.
quote:They were asked to sample two Argentinian Malbecs - a Terrazas de los Andes, and a Catena
quote:Originally posted by GregT:quote:They were asked to sample two Argentinian Malbecs - a Terrazas de los Andes, and a Catena
They should have opened a 40 year old Bordeaux with a crumbling cork that they dug out in pieces.
That sound would be something like this:
"Oh shit. It broke again. Maybe we can scoop some of the pieces out."
"Do you want me to try?"
"No, I got this."
"Oh crap. You almost had it."
"Great. It's out. Do you have a strainer? We need to get those floating pieces out some way."
"Yeah, here's this."
"OK. I guess it's better than nothing."
Meantime, here's the sound of a screw cap:
Not to mention - who "pops" a cork? That just means you're a bit clumsy and you don't care if you flick sediment and wine on the cabinets.