In my house wine is always readily available. We have our favorite white wines and yes, some favorite reds as well. However, every bottle has a cork, and it’s difficult to think you can get a fresh-tasting glass of wine without the cork. Then we met the Coravin wine system, and our lives were changed. We weren’t the only ones amazed by the Coravin system, whinos everywhere were in disbelief of this system. My wife and I thought it couldn’t get any better and then Coravin made the Model two.
The Coravin wine system allows us to enjoy a glass or two of the expensive wines we love right in our own homes and save the rest of the bottle for another night.
If you are looking to buy a Coravin wine system you can’t go wrong with The Model One, Model Two, or The Model Eight systems. You also have the choice of the Model Two Elite or the Model Two Plus Pack. Not to mention there are some seriously awesome accessories. You can stock up on extra needles, gas capsules, and of course a nice travel case would be good for when you are traveling with your favorite bottles!
How the Coravin Wine System Works
The most expensive bottles of wine are often sold by the bottle for a very particular reason. That reason is that once a bottle of wine is uncorked, it’s hard to keep it fresh and it loses it’s valued over a short period. The Coravin system is very straightforward and works much like any other liquid dispenser. The difference is that the cork of the bottle is never removed from the bottle. Instead, a Teflon-coated needle is inserted through the cork and into the bottle of wine. Then, a small amount of gas displaces the wine and pushes it through the needle and into your glass. When you’ve finished pouring a drink, you remove the Coravin system, and the cork reseals itself. It’s like you’ve never even opened the bottle.
Easy to Use
The design of the Coravin wine system makes using it very simple. All you need to do is place the device on top of a closed bottle. The design makes it sit on the top of the bottle and clamp down, so it stays in place. Then, push the needle through and press the trigger. That’s it; you’re pouring a fresh glass of wine from a closed bottle.
Easy to Stop
The trigger makes it easy to pour out a glass of wine. When you’ve poured a glass, all you need to do is pull the needle out and let the cork reseal itself. You can either keep the device clamped onto your desired bottle or remove it entirely by unclamping. Seriously, it doesn’t get easier than this to keep a fresh, expensive bottle of wine stretch to a few days.
The Model Two Coravin Wine System comes with an updated design that makes it look sleek and sturdy. People will always ask you what it is and you will be proud to show it off. I personally like that it looks like a tool found in a toolbox; meaning I keep my man card during use.
Some updates make the Model Two worth the price. The needle pours 20% faster than the original and of course, the design. You can also install the gas cartridges easier with the new Capsules Cup Load Cell Technology. Did I mention it looks really cool? If I did, it’s worth mentioning again.
The Model Two of the Coravin Wine System is the version we use, but that doesn’t mean the other models aren’t worth a look. The Model One is always a safe bet, but you can see that the inventor wasn’t thinking about design at first, just functionality. While functionality is important, looks matter too. Not too sure how we go from Model One and Two to Model Eight, but here we are. The Model Eight accomplishes the same as the other models but with some improvements to the design. You can also get the Model Two Elite which means different colors or the Model Two Plus Pack which comes with a case, more needles and two gas capsules.