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5 Creative Ways to Open Wine Without a Corkscrew

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Who needs a corkscrew? These resourceful folks give new meaning to "I need a glass of wine now."
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Watch these videos to see the lengths to which people will go to open a bottle of wine in a pinch. 

4. With a pen and an apron

 

A lot of sources will recommend simply pushing the cork down into the bottle—either with your thumb, the end of a wooden spoon, or even a pen with a string attached. The technique works, but this method gets extra bonus points for coming up with a way to fish the cork out.

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5. With a chef's knife

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Proceed with caution when it comes to this last demo. A little dubious and definitely dangerous, it's the only one that actually breaks the bottle. Still, it gets the job done.