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How to Uncork Your Champagne This New Year's Eve With a Saber

by The Drink Nation on Dec 26, 2014 in Culture
How to Uncork Your Champagne This New Year's Eve With a Saber

If you’re looking for information about champagne and what to take into consideration when purchasing a bottle for your New Year’s celebrations, we have that covered here.

For advice on how to open your bubbly with a sense of flare, we defer to the self-proclaimed wine geeks at Chicago’s Lush Wine & Spirits.

There, co-owner and sabrage advocate — that’s the sport of opening a bottle with a saber — Mitch Einhorn enlists the help of his friend Adam Seger to demonstrate the art for the latest update of his hit video series Wine Porn. In this video they use sabers, a pepper mill, a golf club and more to uncork bottles of champagne. Watch it, and see if you can pick up some pointers for better bottle opening techniques.

Wine Porn: Hot Sabre Action (Short Version) from Lush Wine & Spirits on Vimeo.

Exercise extreme caution when trying out these methods, and don some protective eye-wear where possible. Have a safe and happy New Year. 


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