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Replacing the cork on wine bottles that have been stored for a long time. The reasons for this can be damaged or brittle corks and thus the risk of oxidation, as well as a drop in the fill level (loss of liquid) that often accompanies this. These two criteria can serve as a basis for decision-making. Individual wineries offer the service of recorking for their best products. As a rule, this should be done every 20 to 25 years. However, since this is associated with relatively high costs, recorking only makes sense for valuable...

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