September 22, 2008
The Zork wine bottle enclosure announces its presence with authority on the Thunder Show.
Solid episode introducing a wine gadget I’d never heard of
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The Zork seems like a good idea, but I just wonder how widely adopted it’ll become with that (somewhat whimsical) name. I’m sure they thought a lot about it, but I’d try to find something else to call it.
Definitely downscale. And that name is zorkin’ stoopid. And not in a good way.
Cheers for bringing a new caping to the viewer.
Having said that, I’ll take a pass…………………………………..
i was a bigger fan of Beyond Zork.
now if the implementors would stop tossing the coconut of quendor we wouldnt be in this mess…
damn the urgrue!!
QOTD: The Zork rocks!!! I’ve had a couple wines with zorks and to be honest it is really convenient and nicer than the screw cap. It’s a really good compromise between the two.
QOTD: I like the Zork. But I have never seen or used one until now.
Big fan of screw caps.
Zork? This is the first time I’ve heard of them. Thanks for the education.
QOTD: pretty cool. I think I’d Zork often if I find them.
What will the ‘Zork’ add to the wine, if allowed to age?
My California CS’s held up pretty well for $2.85 a bottle in the early 70’s.
Remember show number 432.
I liked the Zork on the show. I haven’t seen one in a store yet so I haven’t used one personally. I thought it was funny that there was a screwpull on the desk throughout the episode in case of some unexpected Zork malfunction. Zork’s fun to say. Zork.
Zork? Meh… I think we’ll move away from cork eventually, but unless the Zork has some particular advantages over screw-tops, I don’t see the point. It would win me over the plastic corks however, which can be tough on the corkscrew.
It would be nice if Gary announced his presence on the Thunder Show w/ authority the way he use to.
Zorks, scoob! Ok, I’m getting things mixed up. I think it’s a good enclosure for budget wines. The strip you have to remove does seem a bit long though. If they could shorten that up, it would be better.
The Zork… I have no problems with it. The only time I have had one was with a Red Knot wine. Similar to cork, and screw top. Easy to use, but is it more cost effective than a screw top?
The Zork seems OK but I would almost rather just see a screw top if I’m going to have to give up the cork. I agree with sharon in that I am old fashioned about the classic cork. Then again, I have never used the Zork so I can’t judge completely.
Indifferent to the zork…but agree with the varietals comments. Sorry about the Jets.
Keep pushing for varietal information to be included!
In the question of to Zork or not to Zork – which method,
screwtop, Zorking or traditional corking leaves the smallest
QOTD: I’d like to see a zork on bum wines. Would really class up the Night Train,and Cisco offerings, as well as impress your guests.
Warwick distillery uses a similar closure for their ‘American Fruit’ series. Its got the cap/rubber cork combo, but covered with the usual aluminium wrapping. http://www.wvwinery.com/index.php?p=home get your bum to the Hudson Valley and check it out.
You are likely to be eaten by a Grue.
Don’t you mean Zorktown Africa?
QOTD: I have yet to zork and I see no immediate zorking in my future, yet I am not opposed to the zorkish movment. I just think that over time the zork will never replace the cork. It’s a cork world, not a zork world. Besides, you can’t collect zorks. Only dorks collect zorks…..lol
And I’m a bigtime cork collector so if you ever want to save me a barrel a month I would appreciate it very much.
QOTD: I am ready to embrace the zork.
I have used the Zork. I used to live and go to school in Adelaide where the Zork is from. Cool bunch of people those Zorkonians.
This is so weird. I’m on vacation at the outer banks of NC, and I just ran into some Zorks in a small little shop called Candy & Corks, today! I wish I would have watched this show, before. I might have picked one up. Instead, I got a Rosenblum Chateau La Paws and 2 Brothers–supporting the charities. 🙂
I don’t think consumers want the varietal names, I think Americans want varietal names.
Never seen one but would give it a fair shake!!
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