December

1998

Founder Greg Lambrecht conceived
the idea of pouring wine without removing the cork.

2003

June


The first successful pour of a glass
of wine by Generation 1,
“The Wine Mosquito”,

December


Added clamp arms to the design.

2004


December

First 1 year blind tasting success. Choice of Argon Gas over Nitrogen.

August

2005

FIRST PATENT ISSUED !

June

2009

First 5 year blind tasting success, from a bottle previously accessed 5 years earlier!

2011

June


Coravin LLC was established

September


First blinded taste with Master of Wine, Sandy Block, VP of Beverage Operations At Legal Sea Foods

January

2012


First blind tasting with sommelier, Jeff Porter, Del Posto, NY

April

2012


Nick Lazaris joined as CEO.

June

2012


The first 10 Coravin prototypes were manufactured and given to restaurants partners for testing. They cost $4,000 a piece!

July

Coravin launched the first product – The Coravin System

2013

November

Coravin awarded “Best of What’s News 2013” by Popular Science

December

Coravin LLC became Coravin, Inc

January 2014

April 2014

Coravin was honoured by France’s #1 wine industry magazine, La Revue du Vin de France, as “the most innovative product in the world of wine” for 2013.

Coravin wins Gold in Consumer Goods Category at 2014 Edison Awards.

July 2014

September 2014

Coravin announces a retail partnership with Harrods, its first international.

Coravin announces the opening of its EU headquarters in Amsterdam.

October 2014

December 2014

First European markets are launched in the UK and France.

Coravin enters Adia, with new distribution partner, Watson’s Wines, In Hong Kong.

February

Fred Levy, former President of Nestle Nespresso USA is appointed CEO of Coravin, Inc.

May

Landry’s announced that it would be rolling out a Coravin wine by the glass program in all 64 Morton’s The Steakhouse restaurant locations across the U.S.

June

Coravin, Inc wine Silver Stevie in American Business Award’ “Startup of the Year” category.

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