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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Tap the lid to break the seal.
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How to Open a Bottle of Champagne
The loud pop and the flying cork are not the goals.