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Champagne Pliers

champagne tongs (GB)

Special device for opening a Sparkling wine bottle, First, the Agraffe away. Then the forceps around the cork placed and this carefully loosened. Now put a cloth napkin around the neck of the bottle and slowly turn the cork out with the pliers or by hand. The napkin serves as protection against any overfoaming. A spectacular form is the so-called sabrage (Champagne-heads). See the topic bottles open also under corkscrew. Port tongs and Weingenuss,

Champagne Pliers
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