Cork taint is a broad term referring to a wine fault characterized by a set of
undesirable smells .... Molds (and some suspect bacteria such as Streptomyces)
are able to de-toxify TCP by methylating...
Mar 8, 2007 ... Q: I opened a bottle the other day that smelled a little off. I've heard about cork
taint and brett causing this. What are those things? And do these ...
That wet newspaper smell from your wine is a typical corked wine smell! ... While
drinking corked wine is not harmful to your health, it does ruin the experience, ...
It won't hurt you to drink a corked wine, but depending on the level of the ... Again,
it's not toxic but very unpleasant – enough to make me happy drinking water.
Feb 28, 2008 ... Cork is a natural product and can cause the tainting of the wine giving it ...
Alcohol does have a relaxing effect on the body and arteries which is ...
There are essentially four things that constitute defects in a bottle of wine such
that you should send it back: It can be corked, oxidized, maderized or
If the cork is merely dry, it shouldn't have much if any effect on the wine's flavor.
However, you really don't want to drink wine with cork in it and it certainly looks ...
Aug 9, 2011 ... Not that the wine will hurt or kill you but it will taste bad. Mould is generally the
main culprit in producing a “corked” or cork tainted wine.
Mar 18, 2013 ... Here's the image: a bottle of wine is served to a connoisseur. He pokes his
prominent proboscis in it, frowns, summons the sommelier.
The most common fault is 'cork taint' (which develops in the bottle over time), or
from poor ... The effect of wine making on taste / The effect of the year on taste