Our gift wrappings blend tradition and innovation for an unforgettable experience.
The paper is of immaculate white or rich copper. The white woven ribbon, delicately adorned with our logo in deep black, wraps around the gift, adding a touch of timeless sophistication. An embossed seal, black on white paper, white on copper, is applied with the L’Atelier du Vin stamp. Even our smallest treasures have their own delicate gift pouch.
Wine is a celebration; gifting wine tools is too!
Twin-blade corkscrew in black metal
The Bilame twin blade corkscrew, an historical part of L’Atelier du Vin’s range since 1949 (patent date), extracts and leaves the cork intact, even those which are old and fragile. (More informations)
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The cork is not pierced, and thus does not crumble. As the legend goes, the Bilame was the favourite tool of waiters in French “ bistrots ”. Thanks to it, they could take a few sips from bottles and then replace corks without anyone noticing!
How to use the “Bilame”, twin blade corkscrew ?
2. Rock the two blades vertically down one after the other, with short alternate movements.
3. When the blades are completely driven in, remove the cork by turning and pulling.
A Twin-blade Corkscrew Made in France
This twin-blade bottle opener, patented by L’Atelier du Vin in 1949, is an oenological gem of French design and manufacturing. Sommeliers and wine merchants use it to open and close great bottles with fragile corks.
An Authentic Vintage Design
Our creative studio in Paris has revisited the original design of this legendary wine tool with a hint of elegance and lightness. The Bilame Classic bottle opener, with its subtle black finish, embodies the art of discretion. Its simple shape is typical of past winegrowing tools that served as an extension of the hand. This twin-blade corkscrew is a great classic – an authentic bottle opener made with our French savoir-faire.
Pleasant to Handle
Any passionate wine lover will enjoy using this sturdy tool to open a bottle. Its ergonomic handle provides a firm grip for each movement, whether tilting, pushing, screwing, pulling, sliding, etc. The manual process of uncorking and recorking a bottle is key to the art of a sommelier.
An Original Extraction Method
The Bilame Classic’s ingenious mechanism, a long-kept secret in the world of wine, enables you to effortlessly open and recork a bottle of wine, without leaving any trace. There is no spiral worm, double lever, rack and pinion, or endless screw. The twin blades slide the intact wine cork in and out of the bottle, at the beginning and end of your tasting session. The Bilame Classic corkscrew both releases the “nectar of the gods” and prolongs the tasting experience of a vintage grand cru.
The Bilame Corkscrew is also a Wine Preservation Tool
One or two glasses of wine suffice to appreciate the aromas and notes of a fine red, white, or rosé wine. There is no need to finish the bottle. Use the Bilame Classic to carefully recork the bottle and enjoy your grand cru tomorrow. Among the various corkscrews and wine tools on the market, the Bilame is the only one that can uncork and recork a bottle, making it a unique wine accessory.
Black metal. Designed and made in France.