Types of Wine Openers

If you love taking wine, you will agree that how you open the cask or bottle will determine the enjoyment. Taking wine should be fun and at the same time fulfilling. Who does not like taking a cold drink while hanging out or reading your favorite book or even catching the latest series? You can make every moment worthwhile while enjoying your favorite wine. It definitely sounds weird to some, but having the right opener is an essential tool for wine enthusiasts. The following are the most common wine openers in the market today.

Electric Wine Corkscrews

Just as the name suggests, this category requires electric power to open the wine bottle. They come with a button that pulls and releases the cork when triggered. They mainly come with foil cutters that serve as the stand. You do not have to use a lot of energy when using them, and they usually come with an AC charger.

Waiter’s Corkscrew

It is the most common opener in restaurants and homes. It comes with a worm and blade is very simple to use. It is among the oldest wine openers and is still largely used in the modern world.

Twist Corkscrews

These types of wine openers date back to the late 18th century. These openers twist the cork and remove it from the bottle. They usually come with a gripping component that holds the worm tightly. It is among the easiest ways of opening wine bottles but can be ineffective in some lids.

Air Pressure Wine Openers

This type of opener comes with a cartridge and a hollow needle. You will insert the needle through the cork and then press a button that releases Carbon Dioxide that in turn pushes the cork from the bottleneck.  It considered the fastest mode of wine opening and also requires minimal force to operate. It is not durable which makes it expensive in the long run.

Lever Corkscrews

This category is most famous among beginners because of its ease of use. It comes with two handles that secure the bottle in place. You have to squeeze the levers to pop the cork on the bottle. You can even fit this type of opener as a permanent fixture in your home. The main disadvantage of this type of opener is that it requires considerable space.

Some wine openers are fit for home use while others for commercial settings. You have to evaluate your needs to settle on the best.