How to Open Champagne and Sparkling Wine Without Making A Mess [VIDEO]

Posted by Beau Farrell on Jun 12, 2015 5:16:31 PM

Champagne and sparkling wine are bottled under pressure, and for good reason — to keep the bubbles in the bottle. So, to keep the wine from fizzing all over the place, make sure your sparkling wine is chilled when you open it. And there's a trick to popping the cork correctly.

Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell demonstrates how to open Champagne and sparkling wine without making a mess, in this edition of Quick Pours.


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Founded in 1934, Haskell’s has championed fine wines for over 80 years. We have 13 wine stores in Minnesota, two delis and one restaurant. As one of the top wine shops in North America, Haskell’s is known for legendary service and one of the finest collections of wine, beer and spirits. Led by Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell, and the Farrell family, Haskell’s continues to be at the forefront of the wine scene throughout the world. Haskell’s also can ship wine, beer & spirits all throughout the world, the U.S. and we deliver locally.



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