I hope you’re enjoying your Portholes. For the holiday season, we’ve created a new recipe to share with you:
Thank you all for helping us make the Porthole a reality. We concluded shipping the Kickstarter edition some time ago, followed by add-ons and pre-orders. A small inventory is now available at our Chicago location as well as at our facility in Spain. Our Porthole minisite has just gone live at www.theportholeinfuser.com. There, we will continue to feature monthly recipes along with news, use tips, and a replacement parts shop.
One very exciting development is that, thanks to suggestions from many of you, two larger versions of the tasting tumblers are now in production. We’ve gone through the development process with the manufacturer and anticipate a small batch arriving January in the EU and February in the US. If you’re interested in the larger tumblers, please fill this form out. This will help us gauge interest and adjust production volume, if necessary. We’ll notify you once production is complete. Let me just say that they feel fantastic in the hand and one of the two samples we received is now my absolute favorite nightcap snifter. The volumes are 4 fl oz and 7 fl oz (120 and 200ml). The one on the far right is the original for your reference.
Porthole user community
In my last update, I mentioned a Porthole Use and Tips Facebook group. The group has been going strong with users frequently sharing recipe ideas and images. If you’re not a Facebook person, we’d still love to see your creations! Please tweet us your recipes and photos @CrucialDetail and use the #Porthole hashtag, or share with us via email, tumblr or Pinterest. There is always the possibility that your creation could become the recipe of the month on theportholeinfuser.com!
Crucial Detail web shop for the EU launched
Now, for the first time, a variety of Crucial Detail designs along with the Porthole, are available for purchase to our European customers. Our EU and US web shops can both be found at: http://www.crucialdetail.com/.
On behalf of myself and the entire team at Crucial Detail we hope you have a great holiday!
Thank you again.