The Coravin Story
The founder and inventor of Coravin, Greg Lambrecht, combined his knowledge of medical-grade needles with his passion for wine to develop a unique wine preservation system that allowed him to pour wine without removing the cork. In the late 1990s, he brought his expertise in creating ultra-gentle and exceptionally precise needles for pediatric chemotherapy delivery to his home workshop, where he began working on a device that would change the way he drank wine.
When Greg’s wife was pregnant with their first child, Greg found himself without a drinking partner. Now he was stuck having to drink a whole bottle once he opened it or pour it down the drain once it went bad , but what he truly wanted was the perfect glass of wine. Determined to find a solution, Greg put his dual degrees from MIT to work designing and prototyping a device that would allow him to pour wine by the glass.
In his years of testing, Greg worked with wine makers and other experts in the wine industry to blind taste their wines using his device. They tested bottles that had been accessed 3 months, 6 months, one year, and three years previously against fresh bottles of the same wines. He continues to test Coravin Systems around the world, even testing a bottle that was 14 years old, accessed with one of his original prototypes. With every blind tasting, the results are clear: wines accessed with the Coravin Wine Preservation System remain as fresh as the day they were bottled, even years later. Today, wine professionals and wine lovers around the world enjoy wine one glass at a time using Coravin Wine Preservation Systems.
Aligra is proud to be a retailer of this unique wine preserving system, designed for wine collectors and connaisseurs. Currently we are offering the Coravin Timeless Three System which includes 2 Coravin Pure Capsules, the Coravin Aerator, and 2 Screw caps.
The system retails for $260.00 CA plus GST.
"Coravin is the most transformational and exciting new product for wine lovers that has been developed/invented in the last 30 + years. It;s a killer device. It's going to revolutionize dirnking wine and being able to access multifple wines in your cellar and have the choice of as many as you want". - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
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