Stuck Cork in Sparkling Wine

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Bdklein
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Stuck Cork in Sparkling Wine

#1 Post by Bdklein » March 27th, 2019, 7:13 am

So we have a bottle of sparkling wine with a stuck cork. It’s not a special bottle so not worth risking a body part over it .
I’m thinking just leave it outside on a warm day until it pops and drink it .

Any thoughts ?
Bruce Klein

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Re: Stuck Cork in Sparkling Wine

#2 Post by Eric Ifune » March 27th, 2019, 9:41 am

I've gingerly used a cork screw on a few of these. Lots of padding.

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Re: Stuck Cork in Sparkling Wine

#3 Post by Steve Slatcher » April 19th, 2019, 6:03 am

One word: sabrage

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Re: Stuck Cork in Sparkling Wine

#4 Post by Eric Reichenbach » April 19th, 2019, 7:17 am

BINGO!
Two replies, two great answers.

Saboring is, of course, the most fun option!
I too had a sparkler that none of us could get the cork out of. (Must not have gotten its fair share of the paraffin or silicone coating.)
A cork screw did the trick.
ITB

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