Remove cork taint from wine

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Remove Cork Taint from Wine
A good bottle of wine can turn bad thanks to "cork taint", a musty taste that comes from higher levels of the chemical trichloranisole (TCA). While it's not actually harmful, the flavor is unpleasant and most people end up dumping the "tainted" bottles down the drain. But according toThe LA Times Wine section, a little plastic wrap can solve the issue.

Try It: Loosely wad up about a square foot of plastic wrap and put it in a pitcher, pour the wine over the plastic wrap and swirl it in the pitcher for five or ten minutes. (You can repeat the process for especially stubborn cases.)

Why It Works: The polyethylene in plastic wrap works to absorb the TCA for better-tasting wine.