How to open Champagne with a Saber

How to open Champagne with a Saber, who’s not clicking on that? I couldn’t not share this, I’ve seen it done once before and was amazed – I’ve also heard a story about a bartender doing it in Austria with a Champagne flute!

This video by Alton Brown has had a million views in a week as he explains the exact method to cleanly severing the top of a champagne bottle ready to be poured into an amazed lady’s glass. There’s a little bit of science and a little bit of skill involved but mastering this party trick would guarantee you Lord status.


James is the Founder and Editor of The Versatile Gent.

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