Don’t pull the cork — just pour the wine

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The Coravin Wine Access System, set to go on sale today at the company’s website, is built of stainless steel and aluminum.

It looks like NASA’s idea of a corkscrew.

Only instead of a screw, there’s a Teflon-coated needle that easily pierces the cork.

The device also contains a small canister of highly-compressed argon, which will preserve the wine indefinitely.By pressing a button, argon is injected into the bottle, pressurizing it.

When the bottle is tipped, the wine comes streaming through the needle and out a small nozzle.

When the needle is removed, the hole in the cork seals itself.

Now he is going to share his innovation with other affluent wine buffs, at $300 a pop.

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