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    If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper

    The Vacu Vin Wine Saver makes vinegary and wasted wine a thing of the PAST.

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    If you're like me, you find it quite lovely to unwind at the end of the day with a nice glass of wine with dinner.


    And yeah, maybe you (or you and a friend) can polish off a bottle, but that doesn't mean you should HAVE to.


    But no one wants to waste half a bottle... or have it taste less than fresh the next time you pour a glass. Enter the Vacu Vin, a vacuum-sealing wine stopper that keeps the oxygen OUT and the flavor IN.

    Wine is too expensive to waste! No one wants their favorite Trader Joe's pinot noir to get vinegar-y! And this bb wine saver is under $10 (and comes with two stoppers).


    So you have more $$ to spend on the good stuff.

    Here's how it works:

    1. Put the stopper in your open bottle, attach the vacuum sealer, and pump out the air.

    When you hear the patented click, that means it's sealed!

    The vacuum seal prevents oxidization (because there's no air next to the wine), preserving the taste.

    Store the bottle upright until your next pour.

    Then just pull center of the stopper to one side to release the seal and remove the stopper. Time to enjoy your wine!

    It has over 2,800 positive reviews, with an average of 4.5/5 stars from people who are ALSO tired of vinegary leftover vino.

    Let's check some of the glowing reviews out:

    "Absolutely love this. Works like a charm. Wish I had known about this before. So easy to use and never have to try to shove a cork back in the bottle again. A few pumps until you hear the click-click sound and it's air tight again." —Social Worker

    "This device was in every bar or restaurant I ever worked in. Sometimes you'll get a cork that is a dud, but they're so inexpensive, you can just order more if that happens. I would say that this is meant more for short-term wine preservation. I don't think it's going to keep a bottle fresh for more than a week, but if you just want to have one glass a night with your dinner this will do a great job." —Theresa S.

    "This product keeps your red wine good for about a week and is also nice to use on white wine to ensure freshness. I'm so happy I bought it! I like to have a glass of wine or two in the evenings, but I rarely finish a bottle of red within the time it takes the wine to go bad (which I find is 3-4 days). With this, my red wine lasts about a week and a half!" —LindsayRoseEliz.

    "I'll admit i was a little skeptical about this but bought it due to all of the good reviews and research I did. It seemed almost too simple, if that makes sense. But yes, it really is that easy to work it and you definitely hear the clicks when you're got it sealed up. It is very easy to take the stopper back out as well. I highly recommend this. I also don't think it would be too hard for someone with arthritis, since you can grip the handle on the unit well and even the last pump or two it doesn't take too much force." —Celinenme

    P.S. According to reviewers, it totally works on other alcohol too (looking at you, fancy-ass Scotch.

    "I learned the hard way that you can ruin really good Scotch by trying to save it for special occasions. Someone gifted me a very nice bottle and I only drank it when the mood served. Eventually, as there becomes more oxygen in the bottle than actual booze, it looses all of its heat and flavor. I'm no rocket scientist, but in the same way old gasoline turns to varnish, I'm sure old booze turns to rather bad tasting water. Further research confirmed this. First I thought about getting step-down sized bottles, so I could pour it into progressively smaller bottles to keep the air to liquor ratio down. What a pain. Then I found this. So long as your scotch is in a cork-able bottle this seems to work." —Dave

    "Plenty of people think, 'why would I ever open a bottle of wine and not finish it?' You're probably correct (and we would probably be good friends). But this can do so much more. If your friends come over and pop some Prosecco, the Vacu Vin can keep that thing bubbly until the end of the night. It also works with hard alcohols should you lose the cap (in drunken confusion). I highly recommend having one of these on hand. Even for that rare occasion that your friends accidentally open two bottles of wine at once!" —Thad Phallinger

    Want a glass without committing to more? Great! Cooking and don't want to open a whole bottle for just one cup? Perfect! You like wine but your S.O. doesn't? Thumbs up! Vacu Vin has your back.

    Get one saver, plus two stoppers from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in three colors as well as in sets with six or eight stoppers).

    If you ever need more stoppers, you can get a set of 12 from Amazon for $9.99!

    And hey! If you're feeling fancy, you can get the stainless steel Vacu Vin from Amazon for $20.31. It comes with two pouring spouts as well!

    Now I'm ready for the next wine innovation. Lit'ral ~wine cooler~, anyone?


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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