There are a variety of contraptions on the market for opening a bottle of wine. There are battery- powered corkscrews, the Rabbit, and everything in between. Sometimes simplicity beats complexity, and the double-hinged corkscrew is a prime example. They’re used by waiters and bartenders all over the world, and for good reason. They’re really easy to use and you won’t break the cork.
Here’s how to use the waiter’s friend AKA the double-hinged corkscrew.