Top 10 weird ways to open a bottle

A Bunsen burner, hot tongs, cold water and bravery

This technique is for the real connoisseur / show-off / pyromaniac.

Our helpful host in this video gives us the history behind the method and why it was useful in the first days of cork-bottled wine.

This therefore makes it all the clearer how completely unnecessary – and therefore how incredibly cool – it is to use the flaming tong method of opening a bottle.

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