Coravin Stories July 11

expiredPreserve that bottle for months w/ Coravin’s Wine System: $175 shipped (Reg. up to $350)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering its Prime members the Coravin Model Limited Edition Wine Preservation System in Steel Blue for $174.95 shipped. Originally $350, this is matching the lowest price we have tracked and the best we can find. Similar models, go for between $200 and $300 at Bed Bath and Beyond. You can “pour any wine, in any amount and preserve the rest of the bottle for weeks, months, or even years”. Rated 4+ stars.

Coravin Stories January 21, 2015

As the last few Kitchen Tech columns on bar tools (part 1part 2) and high-end coffee makers probably demonstrated, I’m a beverage obsessive — over the years, I’ve learned that great dining experiences are as much about what you drink as what you eat. The right beverage can actually improve your entire meal, and if it’s served in the right way, something as seemingly simple as wine or champagne can become the most memorable part of a night. There are great reasons to bring that sort of restaurant-quality experience home.

Today’s Kitchen Tech focuses on Wine Tools, including eight categories of items that range from mandatory to optional. Where appropriate, I’ll explain the benefits and issues of a bargain or higher-end option. To kick things off, I’m starting with something that’s highly optional and just starting to appear in some U.S. restaurants, a Spanish wine tool called a porrón. Read on…

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