Entry from British & World English dictionary
Put back or replace the cork in (a bottle of wine): some fine wine producers recork their old bottles every 30 or 40 years
More example sentences
- Restaurants across the country are now offering to repackage any unfinished wine bottles by recorking the wine using a special pump to extract air, ensuring it keeps for several days, and slipping the bottle into a bag.
- Most shippers storing bottles upright recork their most venerable vintages, say, once every 20 years.
- While you're at the shop, buy a sparkling-wine stopper so you can recork the bottle and enjoy the wine again and again over the next week or so.
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