The Best Sommeliers Series created by Master Sommeliers Guy Vialis to celebrates the world's best sommeliers. Each authorized piece was designed with the Sommelier's input and, as a result, reflects his preferences.
Since debuting in 1993 Chateau Laguiole has been the favorite corkscrew of many of the world's best sommeliers. To this day it remains the most popular high-end waiter-style corkscrews in the business. All genuine Chateau Laguiole like this one are Made in France.
This piece was created in honor of Serge Dubs of France, winner of the 1989 world's best sommelier contest. A graceful European White Stork commonly found is the Alsace region of France is engraved on the handle and embossed on the leather sheath of this corkscrew.
Handle Material: Stabilized Oak (Quercas Petraea).
Please note that actual handle color and pattern of the item you receive may vary from stock photo..
All Chateau Laguiole are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weight around 4 oz (113 grams). Overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm). The foils cutter is serrated and measure 1.5/8 inches ~4.06 cm).