New Year's Eve is fast approaching, and I'm sure that more than a few of you will be opening a bottle of champagne to ring in the new year. Champagne will get a full blog post in the future, but for now, the issue at hand is getting the bubbly out of the bottle and into your glass.
Here, Alton Brown demonstrates the art of sabrage:
If you don't have a saber, here is an alternate method:
Please do not try this at home
Here is the proper method of opening a bottle of sparkling wine:
Happy New Year everyone!