A Lisburn firm is hoping to change how people drink wine forever.
Woodford Bourne (NI) of Flush Park has introduced a new solution that could transform the way wine is served and sold in Northern Ireland.
The Coravin System uses technology to extract wine from a corked bottle through a thin hollow needle that is inserted through the cork.
The bottle is then pressurized and the wine pours through the needle and into the glass.
The needle is then removed from the cork and it reseals, protecting the wine from oxidation, enabling the consumer to enjoy wine by the glass for weeks or months after first accessing it.
The technology means that instead of oxidizing, the remaining wine will continue to age naturally.
It is not just the hospitality industry that is set to benefit from the revolutionary new system as it can also be purchased and used by wine-lovers at home.
By using the Coravin System, consumers no longer have to commit to one type of wine as they can taste more than one bottle in an evening.
It will not only allow you to sip, share and enjoy ﬁne wines without wasting a drop but it will also allow you to expand your palate by comparing and contrasting – taste across multiple bottles in an evening, comparing vintages and varietals. You can taste your favorite wines, and monitor them as they age,
Party throwers can also serve both white and red wines and pair wines with different courses during dinner parties.
Andrew Schnell Commercial Manager for Woodford Bourne believes that the partnership with Coravin will revolutionise how people in Northern Ireland enjoy their wine.
“The Coravin System is a huge development in the way businesses and consumers alike will drink and enjoy wine,” said Andrew.
“It took a decade of research and testing by our partners at Coravin to develop this revolutionary new product and we are thrilled to secure the exclusive distribution rights to bring this innovative solution to Northern Ireland,” said Andrew.
The Coravin System is now available exclusively from Woodford Bourne NI. RRP £269 for the Coravin 1000 kit.
Woodford Bourne NI distributes a large range of leading wine brands to the Northern Ireland market including Torres, Cono Sur, Katnook, Lindemans, Wakefield Estate, Matua, Cono Sur, Torres, Moreau and MASI.
Coravin Inc. Massachusetts, USA, was founded by Greg Lambrecht, a medical device inventor who spent years improving the original design.