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Post #1  Postby Larry Link » September 30th 2013, 11:07am

Does anyone have a code that they can share via PM for replacement capsules? A 6-pack is $57 plus tax plus $13 shipping from the company website, hopefully there is a 20% coupon floating around the ether. TIA.

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Post #2  Postby Chad Richardson » September 30th 2013, 12:50pm

Can't help but would gladly take a promo code for the Coravin unit itself, while we're at it.
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Post #3  Postby Barry Sunderland » September 30th 2013, 6:10pm

My capsule supply is running low...Would love to know a promo code, as well!
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Post #4  Postby Markus S » September 30th 2013, 6:22pm

Ahh, the old printer model of giving away the product and making the money on the ink!
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Post #5  Postby Tom Wheltle » September 30th 2013, 6:23pm

Markus S wrote:Ahh, the old printer model of giving away the product and making the money on the ink!


"Old" printer model??? I usually buy a new printer when I find out how much the refill cartridges will set me back!
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Post #6  Postby Bill Gibbs » September 30th 2013, 6:35pm

8 tasting servings a cartridge?
We need an Argon welding tank adapter.
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Post #7  Postby David M. Bueker » September 30th 2013, 6:36pm

Not buying a Coravin until there is a secondary source for cartridges.
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Post #8  Postby Eric LeVine » September 30th 2013, 7:00pm

Bill Gibbs wrote:8 tasting servings a cartridge?
We need an Argon welding tank adapter.

Where are you getting that? They quote 15 on their website. The founder says he is able to achieve 20. Personally I am still on my first capsule and am at 16. Plus keep in mind that you eventually just pop the cork so don't need to use argon for the last 1/2 to 1/3 bottle.
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Post #9  Postby Bill Gibbs » September 30th 2013, 7:01pm

Eric LeVine wrote:
Bill Gibbs wrote:8 tasting servings a cartridge?
We need an Argon welding tank adapter.

Where are you getting that? They quote 15 on their website. The founder says he is able to achieve 20. Personally I am still on my first capsule and am at 16. Plus keep in mind that you eventually just pop the cork so don't need to use argon for the last 1/2 to 1/3 bottle.


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Post #10  Postby Eric LeVine » September 30th 2013, 7:01pm

David M. Bueker wrote:Not buying a Coravin until there is a secondary source for cartridges.

They are more expensive than I would like but at 50 or 60 cents a glass you will save WAAAAY more in wine not wasted...
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Post #11  Postby Eric LeVine » September 30th 2013, 7:02pm

Bill Gibbs wrote:
Eric LeVine wrote:
Bill Gibbs wrote:8 tasting servings a cartridge?
We need an Argon welding tank adapter.

Where are you getting that? They quote 15 on their website. The founder says he is able to achieve 20. Personally I am still on my first capsule and am at 16. Plus keep in mind that you eventually just pop the cork so don't need to use argon for the last 1/2 to 1/3 bottle.


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How many glasses are in your bottles? 4 or 6?
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Post #12  Postby Bill Gibbs » September 30th 2013, 7:06pm

Big tastings
How many glasses are in your bottles? 4 or 6?



I'll count better and get back to you. Maybe I got 10-12. I'm only on 3rd cartridge, and testing it wasn't my priority, the wine was. @ $1/pour its a great deal when tapping $$$ wine. And a handy way for pairing selections, which now take even longer but are more fun.
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Post #13  Postby Gobindjit S. Dhaliwal » September 30th 2013, 9:27pm

David M. Bueker wrote:Not buying a Coravin until there is a secondary source for cartridges.


So only the Coravin branded Argon capsules fit the machine, I would've thought the capsules are universal...
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Post #14  Postby Daniel Kim » September 30th 2013, 10:22pm

They look identical except the little plastic insert. Just swap and voila??
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Post #15  Postby Tim Corliss » September 30th 2013, 10:56pm

David M. Bueker wrote:Not buying a Coravin until there is a secondary source for cartridges.


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Post #16  Postby David M. Bueker » October 1st 2013, 4:16am

Eric LeVine wrote:
David M. Bueker wrote:Not buying a Coravin until there is a secondary source for cartridges.

They are more expensive than I would like but at 50 or 60 cents a glass you will save WAAAAY more in wine not wasted...


All well and good, but I am not wasting wine now.
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Post #17  Postby Bill Gibbs » October 1st 2013, 7:16am

Daniel Kim wrote:They look identical except the little plastic insert. Just swap and voila??


Let us know when you have been successful with this.
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Post #18  Postby Chris S p i k e s » October 1st 2013, 9:08am

Bill Gibbs wrote:
Daniel Kim wrote:They look identical except the little plastic insert. Just swap and voila??


Let us know when you have been successful with this.


I was wondering if someone would come up with an adapter to fit the generic ones.

I'm like David, waiting to get more feedback to ensure that it is worth it and/or waiting until someone makes an aftermarket adapter.

Eric's point is valid though.
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Post #19  Postby Chris Blum » October 1st 2013, 9:11am

Probably on my Xmas list from Jules
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Post #20  Postby Gerard Stranch » October 1st 2013, 9:30am

For 15% off use the following code:

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Post #21  Postby Bob Foster » October 1st 2013, 9:38am

Gerard Stranch wrote:For 15% off use the following code:

leichtgläubig


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Post #22  Postby Larry Link » October 1st 2013, 9:52am

Gerard Stranch wrote:For 15% off use the following code:

leichtgläubig


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Post #23  Postby Gerard Stranch » October 1st 2013, 9:59am

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Post #24  Postby Larry Link » October 1st 2013, 10:04am

A promo code has not surfaced yet, and I suspect that Coravin is keeping a tight rein on capsule prices for the reasons others have mentioned. Their business model is a good one (for the company), and I wouldn't be surprised if they start reducing the price of the device to the point of break-even and make all their profit on high gross margin cartridges.

I'm finding that my use case is to always have at least 1 white and 1 red "CV'd" and on tap. I've got a few bottles that are 1/2 drained that are sitting in the cellar for extended periods. I want to try them blind side by side with a fresh bottle after 3 months or so to see if we notice a difference.

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Post #25  Postby Charlie Fu » October 1st 2013, 11:46am

Larry Link wrote:A promo code has not surfaced yet, and I suspect that Coravin is keeping a tight rein on capsule prices for the reasons others have mentioned. Their business model is a good one (for the company), and I wouldn't be surprised if they start reducing the price of the device to the point of break-even and make all their profit on high gross margin cartridges.

I'm finding that my use case is to always have at least 1 white and 1 red "CV'd" and on tap. I've got a few bottles that are 1/2 drained that are sitting in the cellar for extended periods. I want to try them blind side by side with a fresh bottle after 3 months or so to see if we notice a difference.

Larry

that's what I've been saying from the get go. Make the coravin itself cheaper. Get market penetration and just screw people over on capsules. It's the printer model!

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Post #26  Postby David M. Bueker » October 1st 2013, 12:08pm

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Post #27  Postby Ron Kramer » October 1st 2013, 1:06pm

Does anyone know when version two will come out and how will it be improved?
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Post #28  Postby Loren Sonkin » October 1st 2013, 2:33pm

Gerard Stranch wrote:For 15% off use the following code:

leichtgläubig


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Post #29  Postby Peter Tryba » October 1st 2013, 6:08pm

Bob Foster wrote:
Gerard Stranch wrote:For 15% off use the following code:

leichtgläubig


Nope.

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Post #30  Postby Carlos Delpin » October 1st 2013, 6:49pm

Credulous or not I almost bought the Coravin today, but $75 ground shipping? How heavy is that thing? Thought that it would fit into a flat rate shipper.
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Post #31  Postby AAgrawal » October 1st 2013, 7:02pm

Carlos Delpin wrote:Credulous or not I almost bought the Coravin today, but $75 ground shipping? How heavy is that thing? Thought that it would fit into a flat rate shipper.

They're charging for ground shipping? It used to be included.
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Post #32  Postby Andrew Kaufman » October 1st 2013, 7:28pm

Charlie Fu wrote:
Larry Link wrote:A promo code has not surfaced yet, and I suspect that Coravin is keeping a tight rein on capsule prices for the reasons others have mentioned. Their business model is a good one (for the company), and I wouldn't be surprised if they start reducing the price of the device to the point of break-even and make all their profit on high gross margin cartridges.

I'm finding that my use case is to always have at least 1 white and 1 red "CV'd" and on tap. I've got a few bottles that are 1/2 drained that are sitting in the cellar for extended periods. I want to try them blind side by side with a fresh bottle after 3 months or so to see if we notice a difference.

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that's what I've been saying from the get go. Make the coravin itself cheaper. Get market penetration and just screw people over on capsules. It's the printer model!


I am thinking 300.00 plus 75.00 sh. is not cheap.
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Post #33  Postby Charlie Fu » October 1st 2013, 7:32pm

Andrew Kaufman wrote:
Charlie Fu wrote:
Larry Link wrote:A promo code has not surfaced yet, and I suspect that Coravin is keeping a tight rein on capsule prices for the reasons others have mentioned. Their business model is a good one (for the company), and I wouldn't be surprised if they start reducing the price of the device to the point of break-even and make all their profit on high gross margin cartridges.

I'm finding that my use case is to always have at least 1 white and 1 red "CV'd" and on tap. I've got a few bottles that are 1/2 drained that are sitting in the cellar for extended periods. I want to try them blind side by side with a fresh bottle after 3 months or so to see if we notice a difference.

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that's what I've been saying from the get go. Make the coravin itself cheaper. Get market penetration and just screw people over on capsules. It's the printer model!


I am thinking 300.00 plus 75.00 sh. is not cheap.

I agree 300 is not cheap. I think they'd sell and make far more money if they sold it at the $199 they initially said they would.

Also in Carlos' case he is not in the continental United States hence the shipping charge. If you ordered it there wouldn't be a shipping charge

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Post #34  Postby Z. Hu » October 1st 2013, 8:33pm

Bring your wines over Charlie and use my Coravin! I've had it for two weeks and have only used it once :(
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Post #35  Postby Carlos Delpin » October 2nd 2013, 3:16am

Charlie, true, but shipping to PR carries no over charge within USPS system. It is the same as shipping to anywhere USA.

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