Winery – an old and honorable occupation that doesn’t believe in the possibility of innovation in this field. But it seems that our age of technology can transform even the wine corks. From the cylinders, cut from oak bark, wine corks can become intelligent assistant for winemaker, who will not allow to lose such precious liquid.
Implement a smart wine corks offer Korean designers Kwang-wi Park and Eun-ji Lim. They invented tube that will show the current temperature of the wine storage, the closing date, expected date for best flavor. More than that – they will be able to send a message to your phone if the wine is spoiled!
Of course, the conservative wine indignantly reject such wine corks. Meanwhile, the wine cork from the bark of oak, although it glorified by tradition, it is not perfect: these plugs can die, and most importantly – mold, hopelessly spoiling the wine. Because of this world wine annually lose 3% of all bottles, at a cost of 10-15 billion dollars. So in the bottles elite wine at the cost of several thousand dollars intelligent traffic jams it will be very out of place.