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!

2013
  • JULY

    Coravin launched the first product – The Coravin System

  • 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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