Fill 'er Up With a Gallon of Chablis

In the very near future, kiosks like this one will allow you to pump your own wine like you do gas at an Exxon station. Utopia, thy name is La Cuve.

The self-service system has already hit eight supermarkets in France, where you can draw from 500 or 1,000 liter tanks for just two buck a liter. That cheapness isn't necessarily reflected in the quality; a significant amount of the savings comes from reduced transportation and non-existent packaging costs. Its creator, Astrid Terzian, plans to bring the concept to the US within a year. If she's looking for test markets, I can recommend a prime retail spot in my living room. [Dr. Vino via PopSci]