The pop of a bottle of sparkling wine being opened is one of my favorite sounds in the whole wide world. It's the signal of delicious and festive things to come. Today, the last day of 2010, it's also the sound of a new year starting. Although I've opened countless of bottles of sparkling wine, there was a time, not too long ago, when I didn't know the proper technique. If you've never enjoyed popping open a sparkler, learn how it's done here, then put what you read into practice tonight when you count down to 2011.
How to Open a Bottle of Bubbly