I'm taking a trip to Paris next summer, and was wondering how much a half-decent bottle of wine would cost. I'm not looking for anything mind blowing, or that will amaze me, just something relatively cheap, but good.
The first step to wine appreciation is opening the bottle. Jeff Creamer, former wine director at the now-defunct San Francisco restaurant Two, coaxes a cork from a bottle in a few easily replicable steps.
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The loud pop and the flying cork are not the goals.
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Give a poor chicken a break.
What to Do with Half a Bottle of Red Wine
Protect your leftovers-- don't leave the bottle on the counter.