Jacques Pépin demonstrates the proper way to open wine and pop the cork on a Champagne bottle. Plus, genius recipes that use up leftover wine.
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of Wine or Champagne
How to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Chill and Open Champagne
If handled properly, a bucket of ice can chill Champagne super-quickly, but most people make one key error. Jacques Pépin identifies this common mistake and explains the best way to pop a cork.
Recipes for Cooking with Wine
How to Saber a Bottle
Author and wine connoisseur Mark Oldman describes how to open a bottle dramatically by running a knife along its seam.