fliptop winebottles

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  1. Aug 23, 2016 #1

    RevA

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    Has anyone ever tested how long wine will last in fliptop wine bottles?
    And by last I mean remain safe to drink (no infection and not taste like vinegar)...
     
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  2. Aug 23, 2016 #2

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    If you practice good sanitation practices, your wine could potentially last a decade or two.

    Those "flip-tops" are a hermetic seal. As a result, your wine will not mature as it would when corked.
     
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    Just to echo what JohnT has said, I have several cases of those bottles and was thrilled to think I wouldn't have to cork them. Unfortunately, they do not age. If you have a wine that is ready for rotation in bulk, the flip top will be great. If you want it to age and mellow a bit, use a cork. You can always use the flip top to seal the bottle after opening.
     
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    I use them for Skeeter Pee on occasion.
     
  5. Aug 25, 2016 #5

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    Thank you! I was hoping they would be a good option for Skeeter Pee and Dragon Blood, as it seems to be a bit of a waste bottling them with cork in my opinion.
     

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