How to pop a tiny champagne cork?

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  • How to pop a tiny champagne cork? lemontwist

    I know how to uncork champagne. However, I just got a bottle of prosecco with a tiny cork, and I'm not sure how to pop it. I can't grab it like with a normal cork, and I'm worried about putting a cork screw in there if everything is under pressure.

    Here's a picture of what the cork looks like:

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  • According to CA Wine Merchants and Ask Meta Filter, you simply open it with a corkscrew, as per regular wine.

    Evidently, it is not so effevescent or pressurized that it needs the special cork that true champaign requires.

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