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Author Topic: Cork sizes? What do you use?  (Read 615 times)

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Cork sizes? What do you use?
« on: August 12, 2017, 08:59:01 PM »
I went to place an order for corks for when I bottle my wine but have no idea what size to get?  I have a two lever corker.  I see sizes #7, #8 and #9. The bottles I have are just standard bottles - is there a standard?


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Re: Cork sizes? What do you use?
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 09:36:33 AM »
i use #9 X 1 !/2 for my wine bottles.
my botlles are Sutter Home, Kirkland and yellow tail wine bottles and maybe some odd ball ones.
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Re: Cork sizes? What do you use?
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 10:47:39 AM »
thanks!  Sounds like the same types I have

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Re: Cork sizes? What do you use?
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2017, 10:39:30 PM »
i use #9 X 1 !/2 for my wine bottles.
my botlles are Sutter Home, Kirkland and yellow tail wine bottles and maybe some odd ball ones.
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Re: Cork sizes? What do you use?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 09:47:37 PM »
Is that the Aussie Yellow Tail? Italian Mafia wine if it is

That's funny Vic !

There are sooo many great Aussie exports.

But Yellow Tail ?

Hmm?

I'm not a wine lover, but my wife would agree with you on that one.

Would you care for a Budweiser or Bud Light ?

Both are painful, and always the last beers to be left in the cooler at a party.

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Re: Cork sizes? What do you use?
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2017, 07:56:39 AM »
Just for some clarification on this. The size cork you use has to do with the type of corker you have. I use a #8 bc I have the super cheapo plunger type corker. So with a double wing or bench corker you should definitely be able to use a #9 size cork.
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