If you can not find a corkscrew, luckily there are a couple items you can use in its place to open up that bottle of wine.
== PULLING METHODS ==
Screw hook or eye – Using a large screw hook or eye, screw it into the cork and then using a wooden spoon or sturdy stick, place it into the hole on top of the screw and pull the cork out.
Plain screw – Drive a plain screw into the cork and then using a pair of pliers grip the head and pull out.
Plain nail – Drive a nail into the cork and then using the back of a hammer pull the nail out and the cork should come out with it.
Forks – Place two forks vertically into the cork, on opposite sides. Then using a butter knife, run the blades through the prongs of both forks and twist off.
== EXPANSION METHOD ==
If the cork is being stubborn, then dip a cloth into very hot water and then wrap it around the neck of the bottle, it will expand the glass and make it easy to pull the cork out.
== PUSHING METHOD ==
Using any thin dull item like a butter knife, position the knifes handle it into the middle of the cork. Cover the end of the knife you have your hand on, with a soft cloth to protect your hand. Now slowly push the handle down and it will gradually release the pressure on the other side of the cork. Continue pushing until the cork falls into the wine. Make sure you do this on a flat surface and have a rag ready in cause any wine spills.
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