The Strange Satisfaction of Watching People Who Don’t Know How to Open a Bottle of Wine

For all the restaurant managers, floor supervisors and patient sommeliers who are starting to miss what it’s like to watch a fresh, totally inexperienced FOH hire try their hand at opening a bottle of wine, we’ve dug up this old Epicurious clip to sate the weird fetish you never knew you had. Hang in there. There’s a new wave coming, and I don’t mean of Covid-19.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 39

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