What is it about opening wine that can sometimes be so annoying? It doesn’t matter how many bottles you’ve opened in your life, each bottle is slightly different, each corkscrew is slightly different. And now with rubber and synthetic corks in play (like in so many alcohol free wines), it’s a whole new ball game. Picking a Continue Reading
We’ve all been there. You’re salivating in anticipation of that first sip of wine, but you can’t find your corkscrew. Maybe you lost it, maybe it got thrown away accidentally, maybe your boyfriend broke it and meant to replace it before you noticed, but he wasn’t quick enough. Whatever the reason, you need a fix and you Continue Reading
I remember painfully cracking my hip bone off the hard tubular end of one of these contraptions. When I turned around I noticed this polished metal thing that looked like some sort of a rudimentary Victorian gynaecological instrument bolted onto the kitchen worktop. “It’s for opening my wine” I was told. Never heard of a plain corkscrew Continue Reading
In October last year we found and published our favourite video on youtube on opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew. We’ve decided that we would like this to become a monthly tradition! One of our readers (thanks John) sent in this link and we hope that you find this as brilliant as we did.
So, in keeping with our motto “taking the stuffiness out the fine wine market” we thought we’d share the following video with you. One of our readers sent us this link and we absolutely love it !!! Opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew. You never know, you and your bottle of Lafite 82 may be Continue Reading