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How to Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew

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Those twist-off caps are nice, but without a corkscrew, a traditional bottle proves more difficult. 

The inkling for a glass of wine knows no geographical, astrological, or emotional bounds—at certain times and places, it's just the thing. Which leads to a problem surely everyone has encountered (one that always regales me at how unlikely it seems): Where in the world is the wine opener thingy?

Perhaps you're on a river bank or in a rental house, or even in your own home! Rather than entering into a stare down with a cork or a dangerous duel with a power drill, simply open the bottle—just like this:




Videography by Madeline Muzzi.

Tags: Wine, Tips & Techniques