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L'Atelier du Vin Wine Drop Catcher - Review

Good 'Til the Last Drop

The Wine Drop Catcher from L'Atelier du Vin prevents unsightly stains

L'Atelier du Vin's Wine Drop Catcher fits snugly on the neck of a wine bottleThere's no need to whine about wine drippage with this discreet bartender's friend from L'Atelier du Vin. The slight, stainless steel ring prevents pesky drops from reaching carpet, counter tops and tables, saving your surfaces from the unsightly stains that mar many an oenophile's home. To use, simply slip the wine drop catcher over the top of your bottle and pour away without worry. The ring's plush felt lining allows it to fit snugly around bottlenecks both narrow and wide, while the muted stainless steel styling is handsome yet unobtrusive. We found the catcher to be quite convenient for hosting parties where the wine is flowing freely and bottles often pass between several hands; its simple yet effective design made it easy to use even after a few glasses. However, given the tool's high price, you may just prefer to stop drops the old fashioned way — with a steady hand, diligent eye and trusty dishtowel.

by Nick Winfrey

Price: $16

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