Top 10 gadget gifts for wine lovers

£100,000 wine corkscrew

This £100,000 contraption contains 300 brass steam engine parts weighing half a ton, which will uncork and pour a bottle of wine by winding a handle. Creator Rob Higgs, described the giant bottle opener, which doubles as a sculpture, as “completely excessive” and, while wholly unnecessary, is brilliant fun. He added: “This is a statement on the over industrialised society we live in with all the bells and whistles.” The invention comprises not only scrap steam engine parts but also clock springs and cannonballs.

Price: £100,000, not available to buy (US$156,000)

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