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If the wine is an expensive wine, it will probably be ruined by a defective cork.

An inexpensive wine will not be helped by a defective cork, but the damage is less noticeable. You will need to use a better corkscrew to remove the remaining part of the cork. You may have to strain the wine to get the bits out.

Many taste tests have shown that there is no difference observed in the quality of wine with synthetic corks vs. natural corks. The plastic corks are quite inexpensive and do not break apart. Most wine lovers have an aversion to screwtops, but the fact is that screwtops are as effective at preserving wine as corks.

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