At the Vail Trail under the headline,"Trends Watch: Uncorked," Nicole Inglis covers some of the latest devices. Inglis writes:
"If you always find yourself searching around your kitchen or junk drawers for a Swiss Army knife to open that next bottle of wine, or end up embarrassing yourself by breaking corks, you might consider investing in a sleek, new, technologically advanced wine opener. Kathy Rohlwing at the Kitchen Collage in Edwards showed us new manual and battery-powered products that will allow more time to relax and enjoy your wine instead of stressing over how to open it.
"Birambeau 9520 Rechargeable
"This electric opener is cordless and rechargeable, intended to prevent frantic battery searches in the middle of a dinner party. It opens 25 corks on one charge, slowly retracting the cork with the push of a button."
To read about these electric gee gaws, whats-its and other wine opening frippery, click here.