The fourth item in our series? A bottle opener.
Professional: Lorena Ascencios, wine buyer at Astor Wines & Spirits in Manhattan.
Pro Tool: Waiter’s corkscrew.
Why it’s a Pro Tool: “It kind of looks like a pocket knife, you can fit it in your pocket. It’s discreet and it’s small and it fits just about anywhere … But ultimately the most important aspect of this is the wine in and of itself. “
Click on the audio player below to hear Ascencios explain how to open a bottle of wine with the waiter’s corkscrew — and why you may not want to pop the cork.
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