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Coravin 1000 Wine System

Pour a glass of wine without worrying about finishing the bottle with the Coravin 1000 Wine System, which lets you get the wine out without pulling the cork, keeping it safe from oxidation and letting it continue to age naturally. The system, which sits on top and around the neck of the bottle, inserts a thin needle into the cork. Then argon, a colorless, odorless, inert gas -- meaning it does not react with anything -- is pumped in, pressurizing the bottle and allowing the wine to pour through the needle. When the needle is removed the cork naturally reseals itself. The argon (which makes up about 1 percent of the earth's atmosphere) prevents oxygen from ever reaching the wine -- essentially, the bottle has never been opened. Needless to say, this works best with natural cork. 

The Coravin 1000 comes with two Coravin Capsules of pressurized argon, a Standard Needle, Coravin Wine Bottle Sleeve, Storage Base, and Needle Clearing Tool. It is available from Rymax Marketing Services for $299