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The Times of London has a story about something called the Helix cork, described as "a cork that does not need a corkscrew ... the Helix cork can be unscrewed and, for those not intent on finishing the bottle, replaced."

The Helix cork reportedly is being introduced this week at the International VinExpo wine fair in Bordeaux, and looks like a stopper with a large head, but is made of cork and has "a thread finish that allows drinkers to twist open and close, without the need for a corkscrew."

In addition, the corks are made of granulated cork from Portugal, and "wine stored in bottles with Helix corks had shown no alteration to the taste, aroma or colour after 26 months."
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