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Store collection

Store collection

We are now offering a store collection service, simply place your order online (minimum £5) and select store collection at the checkout. We will then pick your items and keep them for you, until you are ready to collect.

Corks & Cages

Corks are available as straight, tapered, waxed and unwaxed. There are also polythene stoppers designed to fit a standard wine bottle next, plastic champagne corks and cages to keep the corks in place during fermentation.

Plastic topped corks are ideal for sherry and port-style wines, as well as making for easier opening and sealing.

All corks should be sterilised before insertion into the wine bottle. Allow bottles to stand upright for 24 hours after corking to allow the cork time to expand, before laying the bottles on their side for storage. 

Keeping the wine in contact with the cork will help to maintan an airtight seal, and reduce the chance of your wine "corking".

Champagne Cork Cages (30)
Pack of 30 wire cages to secure champagne corks
£4.50
Hand Corker
Two-piece corker for inserting corks by hand
£3.49
Novatwist - 30mm Wine bottle screw caps (Pack of 12)
A plastic screw cap enabling you to re-use 30mm screw-top bottles
£1.92
Novatwist - 30mm Wine bottle screw caps (pack of 120)
A plastic screw cap enabling you to re-use 30mm screw-top bottles
£19.20
Novatwist - 30mm Wine bottle screw caps (pack of 30)
A plastic screw cap enabling you to re-use 30mm screw-top bottles
£4.80
Novatwist - 30mm Wine bottle screw caps (Pack of 60)
A plastic screw cap enabling you to re-use 30mm screw-top bottles
£9.60
Novatwist - 30mm Wine bottle screw caps (pack of 90)
A plastic screw cap enabling you to re-use 30mm screw-top bottles
£14.40
Plastic Champagne Corks (30)
Pack of 30 plastic champagne-style corks
£4.50
Plastic Reusable Corks (30)
A plastic cork that can be reused and needs no insertion or removal tools
£2.50
Plastic-Topped Flanged Competition Corks (30)
Plastic-topped, port-style corks, in red or white
£2.75
Quality Straight Wine Corks (30)
A straight cork for wine bottles
£2.95
Safety Cork for 1 gallon Demijohn
Allows gas to escape, but keeps air out
£1.99
Shrink Capsules - Black & Gold (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Shrink Capsules - Gold (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Shrink Capsules - Green (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Shrink Capsules - Metallic Bordeaux (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Shrink Capsules - Red & Gold (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Shrink Capsules - White (30)
Plastic and foil capsules which shrink when heated
£1.65
Tapered Corks (30)
A tapered-profile cork for hand insertion or use in narrow-necked bottles
£2.95
Two-handled Auto Corker
Two-handled corker for fitting corks to wine bottles
£14.75
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