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Although the focus of this article is on New Zealands only screwcap manufacturing plant is has some interesting details on the background to the (Screwcap) Wine Seal Initiative. By next year it is expected that 90% of all New Zealand still wine will be sealed with a screwcap.

National Business Review
"The introduction of screwcap closures started slowly in 2001 on the back of concerns about bad cork. Until then, no New Zealand wine used screwcap closures, but Australian and New Zealand bottlers had been looking at possibilities for at least three years."

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