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

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Did you know that the iconic "pop" of a champagne (or sparkling wine) cork is caused by carbon dioxide gas building up during fermentation? This gas creates pressure, and once the cork is removed, the pressure drops, creating that celebratory sound we all love!

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Founded in 1934, Haskell’s has championed fine wines for over 80 years. We have 11 wine stores in Minnesota, and 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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