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Originally posted by FredT
Higher end wines will always use cork, but the mass market will always look to go cheap whenever possible cutting into the market for the natural product.
The solution IMHO is simply. There is no reason to buy crummy wine
Originally posted by Mirthful Me
The cork trees should be fine, I disagree that the trees are healthier by being stripped of their bark... It leaves the tree susceptible to parasites and fungus.