Mom & Son Duo Promote WINE CONDOM ‘Safe Sips’ During Thanksgiving Dinner


A unique way to seal a bottle!

WINE CONDOM, the mom-son brainchild of comedian/single mom, Laura Bartlett and her millennial son, Mitch Strahan, are on a mission to make even the most uptight wine snob smile…including the all too familiar awkward family Thanksgiving dinners, too!

“They say necessity is the mother of all invention,” laughs Bartlett. “In the case of WINE CONDOMS- it just took a mother with a sense of humor!”

Wine Condom, a unique alternative to the traditional bottle stopper, seals an unfinished bottle of wine by rolling down the outside of a bottle rather than trying to shove the original cork back into the inside of the bottle.


Unlike most stoppers that add ½ inch – 1 ½ inches to the bottle, Wine Condoms sit flush with the rim making refrigerator shelf storage much easier and thereby avoiding the frustration of the “pain-in-the-ass-doesn’t-quite-fit-in-the-refrigerator” syndrome.

Wine Condoms contain 6 tuxedo black wine condoms individually wrapped in gold foil pouches and funny how-to-use instructions (contains food grade latex).

And since most wine pairings with Turkey are served slightly chilled – easy refrigerator storage is a huge plus!  According to some popular Thanksgiving wines include: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Beaujolais Grand Cru, Beaujolais Nouveau, Merlot, and a fruity Zinfandel.

The idea for WINE CONDOMS was conceived in 2013 when Laura brought home a leftover bottle of wine from a friends’ house sealed with plastic wrap and rubber bands because her friend lost the original cork. Later Mitch joked “Mom, that looks like a condom.” Laura added “a WINE CONDOM” – and the rest is history.

Wine Condoms are $15 per box and sold on the official Wine Condoms website at, Amazon, and participating Paper Source stores nationwide.

Wine Condom is a perfect gift for the wine lovers in your life and is expected to be a top selling stocking stuffer this holiday season.

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