(Of wine) spoilt by a musty taint arising from a fault in the cork: always open and taste your wine before the meal, if only to check that it is not corked
More example sentences
- One time, while eating at one of the outlets of a famous Chicago restaurant group, I got a badly corked bottle of Trimbach Riesling.
- Corked glasses of wine are valiantly defended, and the diner is implied to be trying to cheat the restaurant.
- It is confusing for servers who have some customers drink and some return corked wines.
Definition of corked in:
- The US English dictionary