The Chateau Laguiole classic was created by Master Sommeliers Guy Vialis in 1993 and was the first true waiter style Laguiole style corkscrew on the market. Since it debuted the classic has been the favorite among some of the world best sommeliers and, to this day is the most sold (and imitated) of all high-end waiter style Laguiole corkscrews. All genuine Chateau Laguiole like this one are Made in France.
Handle Material:Olive wood (Olea europaea) harvested in France or Italy. This model features a Teflon coated screw that "theoretically" make the insertion of the screw easier.