- Alton Brown born (1962)
Alton Brown Shows How to Saber Champagne
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Chef, writer, and TV host Alton Brown promoted his latest book, Good Eats 3, on Jimmy Fallon’s show on Friday, and decided to pull out a couple of wine bottle-opening tricks.
For example, if you don’t have a corkscrew, use an electric drill and a hook from a potted plant. Or, use that sword you have laying around, because sabering champagne “is a skill you need.”
Watch below to see both Brown and Fallon slice a champagne bottle, Brown preferring an “authentic 19th-century French-like cavalry saber.”
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