The Durand Wine Opener Vintage Removal
1.The Durand removes the cork whole and contained.
2.The Durand is an absolute essential for anyone who enjoys opening and drinking older wines.
3.Eliminates the unwanted outcomes of broken corks, corks pushed into bottles or corks partially removed leaving pieces floating in the wine.
Steps To Use Durand:
1. Screw HELIX into center of cork until STABILIZER BAR rests against top of cork (or bottle).
2. With BLADES on either side of STABILIZER BAR, insert first the “long” then “short” BLADE between the cork and bottle.
3. Work the BLADES down between the cork and bottle by pressing down alternately over each BLADE using the HANDLE. Continue this “rocking” motion until the bottom of the HANDLE rests against the top of the STABILIZER BAR.
4. Hold the bottle securely. With the other hand grasp the STABILIZER BAR and HANDLE together and twist, then pull upward slowly continuing to twist to remove the cork.
The Durand is a fully patented, two part device that enables the user to successfully remove older and fragile wine corks whole and intact. The Durand® was invented by wine collector Mark Taylor who had struggled with challenging corks when opening older fine wines. He founded Wining Taylors, LLC (based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA) to manufacture and market The Durand in 2007. The Durand is named for Yves Durand, a world renowned sommelier, and a personal friend and ment or. Using The Durand for older, fragile or compromised corks eliminates the unwanted outcomes of broken corks, corks pushed into bottles or corks partially removed leaving pieces floating in the wine. The Durand removes the cork whole and contained. wine lovers, collectors, and nationally and internationally known sommeliers have enjoyed The Durand’s performance and appreciated its proven track record. The Durand has been well received and reviewed in the national and international press, as wel l as in wine magazines, periodicals, and online media.