If you've ever had a cork break up while you're trying to open a bottle of wine, you know it sucks. Instead of straining it or pouring cork into your guests' glasses, grab a simple drinking straw. Put the straw over the bits of cork, put your finger over the top to create suction, and lift the cork bit right out.
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Imploded Cork, Ever seen this? I was reading this on another forum and thought someone here may have some sort of idea what happened to this bottle? Imploded Cork? Original Post.
Wanting only a glass or two of wine puts drinkers in a tough spot. No rubber stopper will halt the process, leaving partial bottles to go to waste. Greg Lambrecht, a medical-device entrepreneur, figured out a way to solve the problem.
January 31, When you hear about the Coravin wine bottle opener, you might think it's just another gimmicky gadget. I think it's something you must see to believe.
As one of the most universally consumed beverages, there are a lot of gadgets on the market promising to make wine-drinking a more pleasurable experience. Speaking to The IndependentElizabeth Schneidera sommelier and the expert behind Wine for Normal Peopleexplains there are just five wine-themed gadgets and accessories she approves of for improving your wine. Rather than the more traditional style, this type of corkscrew — if used correctly — should enable a clean finish, so you can be sure your wine is not ruined by rogue pieces of cork or paper.
Sager-Wilde is a crusader for a more available, more inclusive approach to wine and the two east London wine bars she and her husband opened this year are testament to that pursuit. Sager and Wilde is a cosy, brick-and-timber den serving nothing but fine wine and cheese toasties. Mission, their new venture where we meet for our trial, is in a Transport for London-owned railway arch, with a live palm tree sprouting from the centre of the room. Her success is the reward for a long climb through the wine industry, where she has weathered the sexism and elitism that gives connoisseurs a bad name.
An invention to help with obstructed labor has turned some heads — and not just because the idea came from a party trick on YouTube. The Odon Devicecreated by Argentine car mechanic Jorge Odon, guides a folded plastic sleeve around the baby's head. A little bit of air is then pumped between the two plastic layers, cushioning the baby's head and allowing it to be sucked out.