AFTER YOU SEE THIS, YOU’LL NEVER OPEN WINE ANY OTHER WAY

Link:   The Most Hipster Way to Open a Bottle of Wine

Wine Opening

Jonathan Ross, a sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, is responsible for resurrecting the old world tradition of using heated tongs to open wine.

Placing the red hot metal around the neck, it makes a clean break leaving the cork intact. The method originated in Portugal as an alternative to opening very old bottles of wine with corks that tended to crumble from age.

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