Seattle, (PressExposure) November 12, 2008 -- The Perlage System, the highly acclaimed champagne and sparkling wine preservation device, is now being used by more than one thousand of the worldâs top restaurants. Perlage, tested and approved by major sparkling wine producers in France and California, has revolutionized restaurant by-the-glass wine programs in the United States and Europe. Using Perlage, restaurants can now preserve open bottles of sparkling wine for weeks with no loss of quality, taste or effervescence. Perlage eliminates the waste that has prohibited most restaurants from serving premium Champagnes and sparkling wines by the glass.
The Perlage System (www.perlagesystems.com) is the worldâs first champagne preservation device that combines simplicity, portability and low price, with a preservation quality that is virtually indistinguishable from a freshly opened bottle. Champagne producer MoÃ«t et Chandon found the product so effective that they commissioned an exclusive version of Perlage designed specifically for their legendary Dom Perignon brand.
âFor years Iâve advocated pouring premium Champagnes such as Dom Perignon, Krug and Salon by the glass because it gets guests excited about a restaurantâs wine program and leads to better wine sales across the board. However, I have to warn restaurants that pouring these wines by the glass isnât always profitable, and can even be quite costly, because of the waste from dumping unsold bottles at the end of the night,â said Jake Kosseff, an award-winning sommelier and wine program consultant.
âWith Perlage, waste is no longer an issue in Champagne-by-the-glass programs because the system perfectly preserves the bead and flavor of the Champagne for weeks,â said Kosseff. âBy eliminating waste, Perlage takes a good idea that used to be a loss leader, and transforms it into a profit center. And with Perlage units available for less than $300, Perlage is accessible to restaurants and bars of every size, with every type of beverage program. I recommend Perlage to all my clients.â
Seattleâs Canlis Restaurant has used the Perlage preservation system to create a very profitable by-the-glass Champagne program. Canlis wine management reported that the Perlage device paid for itself on the very first night of use. In a recent three week period, Canlis sold more than 40 bottles of Krug using a by-the-glass promotion, which then led to full bottle sales at three times their normal sales rate.
âAny time I can say âyesâ to a customerâs request, itâs good for business. If a customer wants a glass of Dom Perignon at ten minutes âtil closing, I want to accommodate them,â said Ole Thompson Wine Director at Wild Ginger restaurant. Using Perlage, restaurant staff can open a premium bottle of Champagne any time without concern for waste.
âRestaurants all over the world are telling us similar storiesâ reports Perlage founder and president, Evan Wallace. âOur system is easier to use, insures absolute top quality, eliminates waste and creates a powerful new revenue stream for restaurants. Sommeliers tell us that Perlage gives them a new and interesting way to engage the customer, while also demonstrating that the restaurant is committed to the highest product quality and customer satisfaction,â said Wallace. âPassing the 1000 restaurant sales milestone is something we hoped would happen eventually, but we didnât dream it would happen this soon. We couldnât be happier.â
âAs demand for our product line increases, we are expanding our distribution channelsâ said Wallace. âIn addition to direct sales from our http://www.perlagesystems.com website and distribution through producers such as Dom Perignon, we will be announcing a major national distribution agreement soon.â
About Perlage Systems
Based in Seattle, Washington, the Perlage System is the first and only Champagne and sparkling wine preservation device that combines simplicity, portability and low price, with a preservation quality that is virtually indistinguishable from a freshly opened bottle. Thoroughly tested and approved by the finest Champagne and sparkling wine producers in the world, the Perlage System is available for both restaurant and home use. For more information, visit us at http://www.perlagesystems.com. Press Release Submission By Pressreleasepoint