The Barwise corkscrew

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djewesbury
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The Barwise corkscrew

Post by djewesbury » 14:04 Sat 31 Dec 2016

Has anyone tried one of these Barwise corkscrews? I seem to have left my old Le Creuset / Screwpull behind me, and noticed that the old model has been discontinued (though I'm sure they're still available). I'm not daft enough to pay £125 for a Durand.
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Re: The Barwise corkscrew

Post by djewesbury » 14:32 Sat 31 Dec 2016

I just got one for £7 from House of Fraser, so obviously I can now go and spend £118 at my local wine merchant.
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Re: The Barwise corkscrew

Post by flash_uk » 11:56 Sun 01 Jan 2017

Difficult to tell from the picture, but the screw seems to have a decent diameter which I tend to prefer to avoid ripping the heart out of wet corks. I'm not so much of a fan of this type of corkscrew though as they don't really give you any control over how the cork gets extracted.

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