How to Open a Bottle of Wine or Champagne
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.
In this Article
- Video: Jacques Pépin Shows How to Open a Bottle
of Wine or Champagne
- Video: How to Saber a Bottle
- Cooking with Wine
- Wine and Champagne Tips
How to Open a Bottle of Wine
Jacques Pépin shows how to use a standard waiter’s corkscrew, plus great techniques for opening older bottles.
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
This recipe, adapted from New York City pastry chef Gina DePalma, is truly greater than the sum of its parts. Who knew that basic dried pasta, simply boiled in red wine, could develop such complex flavor?
Jacques Pépin’s hearty stew is inspired by boeuf bourguignon, classically flavored with red Burgundy, but he prepares his version with the rich red wines of the southern Rhône.