corkscrew

What Happens If the Cork Falls Into Your Whiskey?

What Happens If the Cork Falls Into Your Whiskey?

Breaking a cork into your wine is a relatively familiar problem. Like all beverage professionals and functioning alcoholics, we’ve explored its causes and sought best-practice solutions. But! What if you pull off the cap of a beloved whisk(e)y only to find yourself with a handful of wood or plastic topper, while the cork remains firmly […]

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Different Types Of Wine Openers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Different Types Of Wine Openers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The first recorded patent for a corkscrew was filed by Samuel Henshall, in England, in 1795. Henshall’s design was of the simple ”twist and pull” variety. Since then wine drinkers have seen countless innovations, from prongs and hinges to medical-grade needles. Our infographic breaks down what you need to know about popular wine bottle openers.

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A Brief History Of The Wine Corkscrew

A Brief History Of The Wine Corkscrew

The corkscrew, like so many other inventions, was borne out of necessity. For as long as we have sold wine in glass bottles sealed with cork stoppers, consumers have struggled to easily remove those corks. As soon as the earliest glass bottles arrived in late seventeenth-century England, inventors began dreaming up instruments to ease the […]

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Vin Pink

Vin Pink

Now that we’ve rounded the Memorial Day bend, our moods are brighter and our wine glasses are, well, pinker. Last week we introduced you to four awesome rosés from four different countries, which sparked the inspiration for today’s post featuring pink-themed wine paraphernalia. So, in the spirit of all things pink and summery, here’s a […]

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