Do you need to lie down screwcap wines?

The Stelvin screwcap bottle system is best layed down as the bottle cap has an oxygen permeable membrane. The porous barrier of the screwcap acts as a cork does and allows for a minute transfer of gasses. The degree of permeability of the cap depends on the manufacturer.  Grégory Patriat, Jean-Claude Boisset’s winemaker, who bottles …

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