Lack of "cork ceremony" remains the main resistance to serving screw cap wines in restaurants
LONDON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of hospitality and wine service, sommeliers and restaurateurs understand the time-honored ceremony of the cork. For many, decorking a bottle of wine carries with it certain connotations, among these being class, sophistication and romance. And yet the latest quandary as more wine makers embrace the screw cap closure remains unsolved: how to present a screw-capped wine at the table?
For many, drinking wine is not a rational experience, but an emotional and sensory one. As one restaurant patron observed, "... there is something to be said for the ritual of cork removal and, subsequently, something oddly lacking when a server presents your wine in a restaurant only to do a quick wrist twist and be done with it."
One enterprising solution, the VIMENTIS screw cap opener, was developed to replicate much of the