Design: Pedro Geraldes + Nuno Travasso
Function: Port Wine Bottle Coaster
Year: 2012
The object: The latest piece on the construction of Port Wine’s identity is a support for bottles presented by Clinica de Arquitectura and Museu do Douro. A product that aspires to be a further contribution to the encouragement of new presentation and serving rituals that should be exclusive of Port. The support is a cylinder made of one single piece of one of these materials - solid wood or cork - both strongly related to the identity of this wine and the Douro Valley, in which two connected cavities are cut out. One of the cavities is dimensioned to fit the bottle. The other is designed to land the stopper, in a way the cork does not touch the support itself.
Photos: Alexandre Delmar - A Caixa Negra
On the media: Mocoloco, TimeOut, Portugal Design, The Creative Finder, Público, Revista de Vinhos, among more than 50 online and printed editions.

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