, Gloucester, MA


February 29, 2012

Easy bottle opener leaves no corks behind

Screwpull Corkscrew with:

Tina Messina of the Wine ConneXtion in NOrth Andover has been in the wine business for many years but still worries about "... sitting there in front of your guests trying to open a bottle of wine and you can't open the bottle of wine."

Her solution is a screwpull corkscrew, one of a group of corkscrews known as twist corkscrews. The screwpull is simple, easy to use, and very low-tech. It is also the No. 2 best selling corkscrew on, which probably says something about how easy it is.

How does it work? The screwpull has two parts, a guide that fits on top of the bottle and a corkscrew with a handle on top. As the handle is turned into the cork through the top of the guide, the self-pulling action removes the cork from the bottle. After the cork is completely free, just remove the guide and twist the cork off of the screw. Messina suggests that you always take off the foil that covers the cork on the top of the bottle first.

Why does Tina like it? It never fails to remove the cork perfectly and quickly. There is also never a broken cork for her when she uses it.

What else do you want when you are trying to either talk to your friends or impress them with a good bottle of wine? For good wine suggestions, see her wine pairing videos at:

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Your news, your way
Pictures of the Week
Comments Tracker
AP Entertainment Videos
Rita Ora Talks Album; Walks at Calvin Harris Ali Larter Returns to TV in TNT's 'Legends' The Rock Joins DC Comics Film Smokey and a Few Good Friends Robinson, Still Writing, Duets With Friends Nashville Embraces Motley Crue Uzo Aduba's Big Emmy Win New 'Doctor Who' Gets a New York Welcome Kenny Rogers Reminisces About Museum Exhibit Star Power at Charity Banquet ShowBiz Minute: Williams, Emmys, Doctor Who Paparazzi Helps Kardashians to Keep in Touch Ronald D. Moore Shares His 'Outlander' Strategy Brosnan's Heartfelt Message to Robin Williams ShowBiz Minute: Williams, Dion, Brown Brosnan Back in the Game Raw: Broadway Dims Lights for Robin Williams Broadway's 'Aladdin' Honors Robin Williams Judge Accepts Bieber's DUI Plea Deal Daniel Radcliffe's Ready for a Buddy Cop Comedy