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June 20, 2013 | 12:00 PM

This photo has been circulating around the internet for a bit, and had a couple of us scratching our heads, wondering just how someone managed to pull this off....

It looks like a synthetic cork—according to the latest Wine Business Monthly Closure Survey Report, synthetic closures are the most poorly rated among natural cork, technical closures, and screw caps: 

For more on the 2013 Closure Survey Report, see our June issue of Wine Business Monthly, here.

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