Electric Corkscrew & Wine Preserver Set OWNER’S MANUAL

Electric Corkscrew & Wine Preserver Set OWNER’S MANUAL
Electric Corkscrew
& Wine Preserver Set
EP-CKVAC MF
OWNER’S MANUAL
Epicureanist LLC 16782 Von Karman Ave., Suite 15, Irvine, CA 92606
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EPICUREANIST ELECTRIC CORKSCREW & WINE PRESERVER SET
With the press of a button, the Epicureanist Electric Corkscrew will extract the cork from the bottle and automatically release it. The Electric Wine Preserver is
made to fit most 750ml wine bottles and will vacuum seal bottles for more effective wine storage. This rechargeable cordless wine opener and preserver set
includes a foil cutter, two wine bottle stoppers, and a charging base that ensures both tools are charged and ready to use when you need them.
PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE
-SAVE INSTRUCTIONS-
IMPORTANT SAFETY AND USAGE INSTRUCTIONS
Please read these instructions thoroughly before using this product.
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This corkscrew and preserver set is intended for household use only.
The Electric Corkscrew is intended to extract corks from standard wine bottles.
Do not operate the corkscrew and preserver set with a damaged AC/DC adapter or charging base. If the AC/DC adapter is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or a qualified electrician.
Do not place the appliance near an open flame, cooking or heating appliance, or hot surface.
This appliance is not intended for use in wet or damp conditions.
Ensure that the power cord is positioned so that it will not get damaged or cause a tripping hazard.
Use only the AC/DC adapter and charging base supplied with the appliance.
Do not immerse the product in water or any other liquid.
For indoor use only. Do not expose the corkscrew, preserver, or charging base to rain or other extreme conditions.
Never force the corkscrew or preserver onto a bottle or attempt to speed up the mechanism. The corkscrew will work best when it operates at its
intended speed.
Do not touch or adjust the preserver mechanism or the corkscrew spiral. Hold the corkscrew by its plastic housing only.
This appliance contains a re-chargeable battery. Do not dispose of the product in a fire as this may cause an explosion.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children
should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
To avoid electric shock do not open the casing. There are no user serviceable parts inside.
CAUTION: The corkscrew spiral is sharp. Keep fingers and utensils away from the operating end of the corkscrew.
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PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
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Model Number
Voltage
Frequency
Power
Product Weight
Dimensions
Corkscrew
Charging base
Preserver
Foil cutter
Bottle stoppers
Corkscrew Release
button
Corkscrew Spiral
Down button
Charging indicator
light
Corkscrew spiral
Corkscrew mouth
Preserver power
button
Preserver charging
indicator light
Preserver mouth
EP-CKVAC MF
Corkscrew and Preserver: 3.6 V
Adaptor: 6V
Adapter: 60 Hz
Corkscrew and Preserver: 10.8 W
2.20 lbs
7.87” W x 3.94” D x 10.63” H
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Charging the Wine Opener and Wine Preserver Set
It is recommended that the Wine Opener and Wine Preserver Set be
charged for at least 12 hours before using it for the first time. Please
follow the instructions for charging the unit below:
Connect the DC Power Plug into the DC Power Socket at the back of
the charging base.
Place the wine opener and wine preserver units onto the charging
base. Ensure that the arrows on each of the preserver and corkscrew,
and base are properly aligned with each other so that the electrical
connections are made correctly.
Connect AC/DC adapter into a wall outlet and turn on the power.
The blue Charging Indicator Light will turn on, indicating that the
battery is charging. It will take 10-12 hours to fully charge the battery
between uses.
When the units are fully charged, turn off the power and disconnect
the AC/DC adapter from the wall outlet. Disconnect the adapter from
the charging base also.
Note: The corkscrew can be used to open up approximately 30 bottles
when fully charged.
Opening a Wine Bottle with the Wine Opener
Before extracting the cork, use the included foil cutter to remove the
foil seal from the bottle.
Place the corkscrew on top of the wine bottle, making sure that it
remains upright at all times. Holding the corkscrew at an angle will
prevent the corkscrew from removing the cork properly.
Hold the corkscrew and bottle firmly.
Press and hold the “Spiral Down” button (▼). The corkscrew spiral will
rotate in a clockwise direction and puncture the cork. When the
corkscrew mechanism stops, the cork will be visible through the
transparent window and the blue indicator will shut off.
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To remove the cork, simply press and hold the “Corkscrew Release”
button (▲) and the spiral will turn in a counterclockwise direction and
release the cork from the bottle.
Return the corkscrew to the charging base when finished. This will protect
the unit from damage.
This corkscrew is designed for use with traditional corks, but it also works
with synthetic corks. Synthetic corks are smaller and do not expand like
traditional cork, so sometimes they may stick on the corkscrew spiral. If
this happens, hold the cork firmly with a set of pliers. Press the
“Corkscrew Release” button (▲) as normal and allow the cork to be
slowly released.
Vacuum Sealing a Wine Bottle with the Wine Preserver
Note: The preserver will keep leftover wine fresh for approximately 3-5
days.
Operating Process
Place the wine bottle on a flat surface
Insert one of the included wine stoppers into the wine bottle.
Hold the wine bottle neck securely in one hand and place the non-slip
mouth of the Wine Preserver on the wine stopper.
Keep the Wine Preserver in an upright position and in line with the wine
bottle.
Push down on the wine stopper and press the “power” button at the
same time.
The Wine Preserver will make a “clacking” noise as it removes the air
from the bottle. The clacking noise will decrease and stop after 20
seconds.
Do not release the power button until the unit stops.
Remove the Wine Preserver from the wine bottle and place it on the
charging base until next use.
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Note: The non-slip mouth may attach itself to the wine stopper. If this
occurs, hold the wine stopper and the neck of the bottle securely in one
hand and tilt the Wine Preserver away from the wine stopper to release
the suction. This should prevent air from re-entering the bottle. If in doubt,
repeat the above process.
Suggestion: One vacuum session should be sufficient if the bottle is more
than half full. If the bottle is less than half full, you may need to repeat the
vacuum seal process a second time.
Date Indicators
Use the “▼” symbol on the wine stoppers to indicate the date when
the bottle was sealed with your Wine Preserver.
Gently swivel the silver ring left or right until the correct date is in line
with the “▼” symbol.
Releasing the wine stopper
Firmly hold the bottle in one hand and gently pull the wine stopper out
of the bottle with the other hand.
Store the wine stoppers on the charging base until next use.
Battery & Product Disposal Information
The Wine Opener and Preserver both contain rechargeable batteries.
Before you dispose of your Wine Opener and Wine Preserver, you should
remove the batteries and dispose of them responsibly. To remove the
battery pack, remove the screws from the rear cover. Dispose of the
rechargeable batteries and product responsibly.
Recycling and Disposal
The WEEE directive (Waste Electrical and Electronic
Equipment; 2002/96/EC) has been put in place to ensure
that products are recycled using the best appropriate
treatment, recovery and recycling methods to ensure
human health and high level environment protection. Your
product is designed and manufactured with high quality
materials and components that can be recycled and reused.
Do not mix products bearing the crossed out bin symbol with your
general household waste. Please take to appropriate recycling facilities.
Check with your local waste management company or retailer for such
facilities.
Care and Maintenance
We recommend that you return your Wine Opener and Wine
Preserver to the charging base so that it is fully charged and available
for use at any time.
Wipe the Wine Opener, Wine Preserver, and charging base with a
soft, dry cloth.
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TERMS OF SALE & WARRANTY
Epicureanist LLC (“Seller”) and the person or entity that acquires these goods from Seller (“Purchaser”) hereby
fully agree to the following terms and conditions of the sale: Shipping fees are the responsibility of the Purchaser
whether freight prepaid or freight collect. Seller assumes no responsibility for the goods sold to the Purchaser
once the goods have left the Seller’s premises, including, but not limited to, late delivery by the moving carrier, or
for events caused by any difficulty carrier incurs in attempting to fit the goods into the Purchaser’s place of
business or residence due to the size of the goods or otherwise. Purchaser assumes all responsibility for delivery,
payment of freight, access, measurement, installation, hook-up, wiring, moving and storage of the goods. The
transportation of all goods is subject to the terms and conditions which the moving carrier imposes on Purchaser
including, but not limited to, additional charges imposed per flight of stairs, and/or additional charges resulting from
the carrier’s inability to safely and/or adequately use the building elevator to lift the goods to an upper floor. Any
claim for damages incurred during shipment by the carrier of the goods are insured and handled directly with the
carrier and must be noted at time of delivery. Any damages due to manufacture defects will be handled directly
with Epicureanist, subject to the limited warranty.
All sales are final, and unless authorized in writing by the Seller, Purchaser may not return the goods, under any
circumstance. If Purchaser refuses to accept the goods, under any circumstance, the Purchaser is liable for the
return and cost of freight both ways, and if Seller does take back the goods, there will be a restocking/service fee
that is 35% of the purchase price of the goods. Built-to-Order products (including Cabinets, Racking, and
Accessories) are non-returnable. Purchaser must notify Seller of non-conforming goods within four days of
delivery, after which time all goods are deemed accepted. If an order has been placed and production has started,
cancellation of your order will be a 15% charge.
If Purchaser tenders payment with a check that has insufficient funds (NSF), or stops payment on a check or
credit card for any reason, Purchaser agrees to pay for all costs associated with the Seller’s connection or
litigation of such a claim, including without limitation extra damages, court costs and attorneys’ fees. Finance
charges begin the date of invoice. Collection fees plus NSF fee of $50 will be added to your invoice, which you
agree to promptly pay. Title to the goods does not pass until payment is received in full by Seller and Seller retains
a security interest in the goods until they are paid for in full.
LIMITED WARRANTY: Seller warrants that the goods will be free of defects in materials and workmanship as
follows: Furniture style (wood) wine units: all cooling unit parts for a period of 5 (five) years; cabinetry and labor
(uninstalled) for a period of 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. For the metal cabinet wine units: parts and labor
for cooling system and cabinetry for a period of 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. Thermoelectric Units: 90
(ninety) days from the date of sale. (This includes Wine Coolers, Beer Dispensers, Humidor, Portofino Wood
Cellars, and Refrigerators). Wine-Mate Split Systems and installed products are parts only for 1 year, no labor.
Other Wine-Mate Cooling Systems are 5 years parts, 1 year labor. Element Grills (via Element Products LLC)
have a 1-year comprehensive parts warranty on entire product. Three years limited parts warranty covering the
stainless burner and a thirty day limited parts warranty on grill accessories. Wine Accessories and Racking
Systems are not warranted. For a scratch and dent/refurbished unit, warranty is 3 months from your dated invoice
(parts for function only, not cosmetic). There is no warranty on parts purchased separately. Removal and reinstallation of unit is not included in warranted labor. Purchaser’s exclusive remedy is limited, at Seller’s option; to
repair or replace defective part[s] with either new or factory reconditioned part[s]. Purchaser is responsible for
shipping the unit pre-paid to designated facility and Seller will pay return shipping charges in the continental
United States for items repaired under warranty within 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. Since the natural
variation in texture, density, grain, color, tone and shade of wood is unavoidable; Seller does not guarantee the
texture, color, tone or shade of the wood: nor does seller guarantee the colorfastness of wood or against peeling,
chipping, cracking or scratching.
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Note: Unfinished wood is subject to warping; all wood surfaces must be sealed before placing cellar into service.
Improper placement of the unit will void the warranty. This limited warranty does not cover damage due to such
things as accident, misuse, abuse, mishandling, neglect, acts of God, fires, earthquakes, floods, high winds,
government, war, riot or labor trouble, strikes, lockouts, delay of carrier, unauthorized repair, or any other cause
beyond the control of the Seller, whether similar or dissimilar to the foregoing. Seller is not responsible for any
damages caused to Seller’s property resulting from the good. This limited warranty applies only inside the
Continental US. (Alaska, Puerto Rico and Hawaii are not warranted.)
For Element/Fuego Grills, warranty is 1 year, with 3 years on the burner. If grill is defective and unused plus all
packaging and parts are intact, we will either replace the grill or provide service to repair the grill. Returned product
must accompany all original packaging and parts and is subject to our 35% restocking fee (and freight both ways).
With Wine-Mate products, if the customer calls and the product is “defective”, you must obtain a letter from your
qualified refrigeration technician at the customers cost, to verify that the unit was installed properly, with proper
ventilation and the unit is truly malfunctioning due to manufacture defect.
Purchaser understands and acknowledges that the goods sold here are wine cellars, cigar humidors, and/or other
similar units which house wine or cigars. Purchaser assumes all risk of using these units, including risk of spoilage,
humidity variations, temperature variations, leaks, fire, water damage, mold, mildew, dryness and similar and any
other perils that might occur.
Seller is not responsible for incidental or consequential damages, and there are no warranties, expressed or
implied, which extend beyond the Limited Warranty described above. Warranty and liability are non-transferable.
The implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose are hereby expressly disclaimed.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, or a waiver of the implied
warranties of fitness and/or merchantability, so the above limitations may not apply to you. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Seller disclaims any
indemnification for claims of infringement of any intellectual property of protectable nature.
In the event of any dispute between Seller and Purchaser arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions or
to the goods sold generally, Purchaser must first file a written claim with Seller within ten days of the occurrence
giving rise to the claim and wait an additional thirty days for a response before initiating any legal action. The sale
and all terms are subject to California law. Any legal proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms and
conditions or to the goods sold generally shall be brought solely and exclusively in the County of Los Angeles. In no
event may Purchaser initiate any legal proceeding more than six months after the occurrence of the event giving
rise to the dispute.
The above terms and conditions are the only ones governing this transaction and Seller makes no oral
representations of any kind. These Terms and Conditions can only be modified in writing, signed by both Purchaser
and Seller. 10/12
Epicureanist LLC 16782 Von Karman Ave., Suite 15, Irvine, CA 92606
Contact [email protected] with any questions or visit www.epicureanist.com
Irvine, CA 92606
www.epicureanist.com
SERVICE & IMPORTANT NOTICE
The manufacturer has a policy of continuous improvement on its products and reserves the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
WARNING:
Please do not place the unit within reach of children.
For adult use only.
Epicureanist is a trademark of Epicureanist LLC. All products, features, and services are subject to change without notice. We cannot guarantee the accuracy
of the contents of this document. We disclaim liability for errors, omissions, or future changes.
©2012 Epicureanist LLC. All rights reserved.
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