Techified Tradition

The integration of technology into age-old traditions

Implications - Wine has one of the most full-bodied histories of any innovation still at the height of popularity today. Instead of relying on practices that have proven pleasurable in the past, wineovators are integrating new advances, like solar power, touch-screen vaults, and digital USB wine corks.
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Wine Stopper USB - Memory Storage for Oenophiles
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Average 7,826 Clicks Pub: Jun 7, 08
Wine Stopper USB
Memory Storage for Oenophiles
TrendHunter.com has seen countless novelty USB drive designs; from a USB cufflink to USB rings. Now wine lovers can have their own themed thumb drive with the “Wine Stopper USB Memory Stick". The USB… [More]
$70,000 Champagne Cellars - Porsche for Veuve Clicquot: Vertical Limit
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Untested 8,421 Clicks Pub: May 26, 08
$70,000 Champagne Cellars
Porsche for Veuve Clicquot: Vertical Limit
Created by Porsche Design exclusively for the Veuve Clicquot champagne house, the Vertical Limit is a stunning champagne cellar that keeps bottles at their proper temperature (12°C). It has a stainless… [More]
Ultra Luxury Wine Vaults - Walk-in Wine Cellar
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Mild 9,073 Clicks Pub: Jul 10, 08
Ultra Luxury Wine Vaults
Walk-in Wine Cellar
If you have a giant sprawling mansion and a penchant for quality Chardonnay, this walk-wine wine cellar vault is for you. The giant silver, brushed aluminum cube is idea for perfectly regulation the temperatures… [More]
Illuminated Wine Cooler - The Drink Light
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Untested 5,565 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 08
Illuminated Wine Cooler
The Drink Light
A wine cooler that doubles as a lamp. Not a bad idea as far as I am concerned. The Drink Light is a giant ice bucket that keeps your beverages cold. Its neutral white hue allows it to blend in with the… [More]
Solar-Powered Wineries - Far Niente
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Untested 2,776 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 08
Solar-Powered Wineries
Far Niente
Solar energy is really becoming popular these days. Last Tuesday a Napa Valley Winery opened a farm powered by the sun’s prowess. Far Niente which is a vineyard is the first floating solar farm. It… [More]
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