Not sure if you have ever been caught without a corkscrew…. but there are a lot of ways to open a bottle of wine. Personally, I think the idiot’s benchmark is to push the cork in and suffer the splash of wine on your shirt. But there’s always the screw method, and then… there’s the French who cannot abide the need for tools or wasted time:
What’s more, if you end up having to open wine in that manner… might as well figure out some confidence tricks to sucker people into, possibly to pay for a corkscrew or the next round at a bar that might have a way to open up the bottles without the neighbors being abruptly awoken.
Here’s a fairly shocking trick that I simply couldn’t believe… until I saw it. Like you.. right now. Remove a cork from inside a wine bottle: