Do You Know How to Open a Bottle of Wine?

Just imagine a situation, wherein you have been invited by a few friends for a small party. Your friends are interested to have wine and enjoy the moment. However, neither you nor any of your friends are sure about how to open the bottle of wine. Someone would give a crazy suggestion to break the bottle and fill the glass, but in that process you end up dropping half of the bottle on the floor and completely mess up your party. Have you ever faced such situation?

Well, in this small article we have suggested few ways to open the bottle of wine. To know more about this, you can visit this website – Pop A Cork. All you must have with you is any of the following items, which most of you must be having at your place.

  • Sommelier knife
  • Wing corkscrew
  • Hammer and nails

How to open with Sommelier knife

Most of you must be having a Sommelier knife at the house. If you notice it carefully, you will see that one of its ends is a folded knife while the other end is folded corkscrew. Open the knife side and score the foil which is just below the lip and on the top of the bottle. By using the knife, remove the foil cap and throw it away. You can now close the knife.

In some of the sommelier knives, there are sharp disc instead of knife, which can also be used for cutting the foil. While cutting the foil, make sure you cut it below the lip of the bottle so that while you pour wine in the glass, it will not touch the foil. Otherwise, the taste of the wine will change slightly.

How to open with corkscrew

Use the tip of the corkscrew and slightly press it at the center of the cork of the wine bottle. Push the cork and keep on twisting the corkscrew and then pop a corkMake sure you do not twist the cork so much that its pieces may break and fall into the wine.

Using hammer and nail

Hammer few thin and long nails on the cork. Now use the claw of the hammer to pull out one nail so that the cork lifts up a bit. Repeat the same with other nails till the cork comes out a little more. Then you can easily remove the cork with one hand by holding the bottle with other hand.