New Machine Turns Water Into Wine

New machine turns water into wine
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Yes, you read that correctly. Very soon, a machine that turns water into wine may be widely available. But it’s not a miracle, it’s just science.

Mashable came across the Miracle Machine, which uses all basic ingredients in winemaking except for time to create supposedly drinkable wine in the same amount of time it took Jesus to rise again–three days.

“Could we bring more science to the making of fine wine,” co-founder Philip James asks in the company’s Kickstarter video. “Could we make it the same price as fruit juice?”

Apparently, they could. The machine uses “an array of electrical sensors, transducers, heaters and pumps,” that turns the simple ingredients (all of which will be available on the Miracle Machine website) into wine by providing “a controlled environment for the primary and, as needed, secondary fermentation stages.” And while the sausage is being made, users can track the progress of their miracle wine on an accompanying smart phone app.

“The quality is so good even I can’t tell the difference when we follow the process,” co-founder and certified sommelier Kevin Boyer boldly claims in the video.

Since no wine producer would ever fund a machine that might put them out of business, Boyer and James are taking a more grassroots approach and will launch a Kickstarter campaign in the very near future. If the campaign is successful, the company will produce 2000 Miracle Machines for their first run and sell each of them for $499 a pop.

We’re going to approach this one with caution, but if what they’re saying is true, this may be the greatest invention since wine in a can (which, in case you missed it, finally exists outside the It’s Always Sunny universe).

Watch the video below to hear the co-founders’ whole spiel:

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