French guy Improves the Lives of Winos everywhere with his Bottle Opening Tip

By

18th May, 2012

Consider the scenario…

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon, you’ve just finished work and you head out to sit in the park with friends and some well-deserved wine. You find the perfect spot under the perfect tree, lay out your mat, shades on, legs stretched out, jokes are being made about the earlier staff meeting; a generally jovial atmosphere. And then you reach for the bottles.

“Who brought the cork screw?”

Blank faces stare back at eachother. Hearts drop. The jovial atmosphere has turned to stone.

Aaaand cut! Enter super-frenchy guy who knows how to open a bottle of wine using just his shoe! (a pretty stylish shoe at that).

Now fear not my little wino snowflakes, the video may be in French but the technique is very self-explanatory. And a little French lesson never hurt anyone. Watch and learn…

This is the most valuable piece of information us winos will ever be given so pay close attention fellow winos. I cannot tell you how many times that awful forgotten cork screw dilemma has arisen for me already this Spring (at the first hint of good weather, us Parisians tend to get a good head start on al fresco drinking along the banks of the Seine). And if you’re in the park, use a tree trunk to substitute a wall.

P.S. Here’s a cute little tip for recycling all those used corks …

YOU MIGHT ALSO FANCY:

.

You might also like

Comments

More in Art & Design AwesomenessConversation StartersEditor's PicksHow to start a subcultureInspiration VaultLife is MessyPeople / Icons / Muses

Hot Off the Press

Editor's Picks

wanda11

Meet me at the Girlfriends Café

I need to prioritise some Euro tripping with my girlfriends this summer, but of course getting a group of your ladies together even just for a night out can sometimes feel a little like herding c...

Trending 920
redvelvet_Fotor

For Sale: The Red Velvet Apartment in Paris

Isn't it just fabulous?! A little strange, but kinda fabulous. I'm picturing Jessica Rabbit smoking her cigarette pipe out of the window here on a misty evening in Paris, the opening scene for her...

Trending 2,754
graffitigang1

The Grandmothers Graffiti Gang

So you think your grandparents aren't "street" enough?  Too set in their ways to get down with the kids? Meet the granny graffiti gang of Lisbon, Portugal, pioneered by an unusual initiative givin...

Trending 3,026
fat1

Summer Sleepovers at the Mad Hatter’s new Digs

In a parallel world, at the end of the rabbit hole, where tea parties are just part of the daily routine, I hope this is what the architecture looks like. But this house seems to have made it out o...

Trending 2,256