Parrot Wine Sommelier Opener
Length: ~12.0 CM
Parrot shape wine opener is a sommelier knife, waiter's friend or wine key is a corkscrew in a folding body similar to a pocket knife. It is identified by the double hinge design which was conceived by the German Karl Wienke in 1882 and patented in Germany, England, and America. It is said that having double hinge means double the speed.
It is often seen as a wine enthusiasts must have as this type of wine opener is commonly used by sommelier in restaurants and in other type of hospitality related industry.
Parrot shape wine opener has arm extends to brace against the lip of the bottle for leverage when removing the cork. A small hinged knife blade is housed in the handle end to be used in cutting the foil wrapping the neck of many wine bottles
As Parrot shape wine opener has a 5-turn worm, it can open practically open any type whether natural or synthetic and any length of corks. It is made of stainless steel materials with comfortable plastic handle.
Steps to open a wine bottle with parrot shape wine opener
- Use the foil cutting knife to cut the sealing bottle foil
- Cut about ½ inch below the lip of the bottle using the foil cutting knife
- Place the corkscrew in the center of the cork and twist it down
- Twist till there is only one turn left
- Using the second lever, pull the cork half way up
- Then using the first corkscrew lever to pull the cork all the way out
Delivery In 3-7 days (subject to stock availability)