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How to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew

This adults-only life hack could come in handy.
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In the days before the screw cap wine lid, you would hear the occasional cry of despair from someone who wanted nothing more than a glass of vino but was brought undone by a missing corkscrew.

Now, this handy video by YouTuber Jordan O’Brien means that you need never be parched again when your corkscrew has disappeared into the depths of the kitchen.

Jordan highlights three different techniques using household goods to solve the problem. Two of the techniques require a bit of a tool box, but if all else fails, you can always make do with a toothbrush.

The toothbrush uses brute force to shove the cork into the bottle which will create a little mess when you finally hit your home run, but don’t cry over spilled wine because you can now access the rest of the nectar.

Another clever option, which isn’t in the video above, uses a screw driven all the way into the cork, and a hammer to lift it – and the cork – out of the bottleneck.

Watch the video above for Jordan’s handy tips.

Also watch: Rihanna fall into the pool trying to save her wine

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