What is the absolutely best closure for a champagne bottle?

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What is the absolutely best closure for a champagne bottle?

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I`ve tried many different types. Most have not stood up to repeated usage. Some have not provided an air tight seal. Some are clumsy and not easy to pack and travel with. On and on. Help here please!
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This one has worked well for me:
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I"ve always found the lower esophageal sphincter as the best closure by far.
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Blake Brown wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 8:49 am I`ve tried many different types. Most have not stood up to repeated usage. Some have not provided an air tight seal. Some are clumsy and not easy to pack and travel with. On and on. Help here please!
I just use one of those ribbed plastic stoppers that come in a bottle of cheap sparkling wine. They fit perfectly. Just shove it in and it keeps the fizz in. Twist and pull and it pops out. Been using the same one for years and it still works fine. Price = $0 (unless you count the $5.00 for the original bottle champagne.gif)

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This is the one I use for every day over the last 4.5 years, but it doesn’t work for travel unless it’s short distance.
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#7 Post by Blake Brown »

I seem to be woefully challenged when searching for past threads on subjects of interest as I didn't find this one- many thanks.
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Rob_S wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 1:03 pm I"ve always found the lower esophageal sphincter as the best closure by far.
I have to admit, I did not think of that one and I do know about the LOS.
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Jayson Cohen wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 5:03 pm This is the one I use for every day over the last 4.5 years, but it doesn’t work for travel unless it’s short distance.
Thanks Jayson. I also have used that one and failed to include it in the photo. Mine gave way in a year and lost its tight seal. Maybe a flawed stopper and I'll have to try another.
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Jayson Cohen wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 5:03 pm This is the one I use for every day over the last 4.5 years, but it doesn’t work for travel unless it’s short distance.
another vote for this one. has served me well for sure.

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#11 Post by Dave McIsaac »

Mattstolz wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 6:54 pm
Jayson Cohen wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 5:03 pm This is the one I use for every day over the last 4.5 years, but it doesn’t work for travel unless it’s short distance.
another vote for this one. has served me well for sure.
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Dave McIsaac wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 6:56 pm
Mattstolz wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 6:54 pm
Jayson Cohen wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 5:03 pm This is the one I use for every day over the last 4.5 years, but it doesn’t work for travel unless it’s short distance.
another vote for this one. has served me well for sure.
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We also use the flatter one but this one that fits a little into the bottle seems to stay in better.


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#14 Post by AD Northup »

Le Creuset stopper...though probably doesn’t fit 90% of bottles, comes with a 10 year warranty, first one is going strong 8+ years in at this point
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#15 Post by Alan Rath »

I have a collection of stoppers of various sizes from ex-liquor bottles. Can always find one that’s a snug fit, works great. Same for larger beer bottles I cant finish.
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Blake Brown wrote: May 3rd, 2021, 8:49 am I`ve tried many different types. Most have not stood up to repeated usage. Some have not provided an air tight seal. Some are clumsy and not easy to pack and travel with. On and on. Help here please!
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#17 Post by John Kight »

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It works great for me, preserves the bubbles for at least a couple of days.

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