5 Wine Opening Gadgets Tested By Design Expert | Well Equipped | Epicurious

Publisert 24. des.. 2020
Design and usability guru Dan Formosa returns to test and improve upon 5 gadgets made for popping open that much needed bottle of wine. Watch as he puts each corking gadget through the gauntlet, weighing in on what works, what doesn't, and what he'd do to improve their design.

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  • A sommalier is just a sommelier from Somalia.

  • My granpa had ones like the second one with two wings to pull the cork and it is the best corkscrew ive ever used

  • [opens a bigger bottle of wine with Lazy Fish] "That's a twenty-liter." ... "Twenty-five."

  • I love how Dan keep retrying a traditional wine opener like it's going to change from the other times lmao

  • what year did you start designing kitchen gadgets and how old were u when u started

  • why would your hands be oily when you’re just getting wine?

  • The secret 6th gadget A saber

  • I think that at this point the left-handed oil test does nothing to him because after doing so many of these he's ambidextrous

  • 26 seconds to open a bottle with a corkscrew? It takes me just like 10 seconds. The Ah So cork opener is something you want to use to open older wines so the cork does not break inside the bottle; it was actually being used incorrectly. You can't test something you don't know how to use. What's wrong with him?

  • One thing that would've been good to test, but financially ridiculous to attempt would be to test these openers on super old and fragile corks. Problem is most old wine being sold is usually at least moderately expensive.

  • Most funny episode so far. Wine definitely helped

  • Local man drinks 15 bottles of wine in 25 minutes

  • by the end of this video he is ✨✨drunk

  • i am in love with dan. been marathoning him for a while

  • Out of all those, I liked the Wine Ziz... I wasn't expecting him to be done after 3-4 pumps... "That's what she said"

  • I think the Wine Ziz is great because it helps wine to "breathe"

  • Wine is the only drink in the world that elevates snootiness to an art form. "Sommelier"...honestly, you can't just say "wine expert"?

  • NOlong is getting too comfortable with these adds

  • alcoholic 21:32

  • I feel like his left hand usability tests are unfair, in the first product using his right hand, his thumb is on the top to help press down with the pumping. In the left hand oil test he makes it so the product is unfairly used. Bit unfair if I say so myself

  • I have a question 🙋‍♀️, is the wine 🍷 tasting necessary 😆 ? We are testing the bottle 🍾opener not the wine 😂😅🤣

  • i only watch the channel to looking him XD

  • The second one is a variation of the European wine opener, its not a new design

  • Some drank to much wine why is both the times green

  • 2:34, Why didn't you just push the upper tip of that gadget? I think it will be a lot more easier..

  • My dad had the 2 prong wine opener, and sometimes the cork would be pushed all the way into the bottle and plop into the wine. Exactly as Dan said, it sits in the bottom of the drawer unused now.

  • Drinking with both hands, lol

  • They have like A new desing but twas 5years ago. Why didnt they featured that one tho?? I mean the coravin?

  • am i the only one who thought that his enunciation was a bit sloppier than normal? could it just be age, an off day, or something else?

  • I love his jokes!

  • 2:20 why not just put your own thumb on the top? Nah let's redesign it instead and take away 2 point for something that basically anyone would do...

  • That coravin is an unforgivable disaster really

  • "Let's see if I can drink with my left hand"

  • Taste like the last one that’s what she said lol.

  • After 10 bottles of wine you don't need more oil in the hand

  • "and start zizzing" Looks at camera

  • Lol that coravin wine system seems more for the sneaky drink, the "wasn't me the corks still in the bottle" drink. i bet people would have already tried to sue someone because the bottles half empty lol

  • Awwww no pop sound with the second one was a disappointment thats my fav noise when opening the bottle :(. And he opened alot of bottles lol i hope those didn't cost much

  • 25 bottle openers later: YeAh tHiS isS s oMe wInE lEtS tAkE aNotHeR s Ip *passes out*

  • He must have really soft hands from all that oiling 😌😋

  • It’s pronounced “ SU MEH LEE EI” 🤣 French

  • Please show some products dan made

  • 21:55 bro just make the thing that pours out the wine longer so you can just drink straight from the bottle and you can add an attachment that makes the wine go down so you don't have to tilt it or anything

  • I would love to see him rate just everyday items.

  • 18:57 I'm on the floor laughing xD

  • That Ah-So (however you write it) is invaluable for older bottles (which need not be ridiculously expensive, for the record). Old natural corks can be pretty fragile, and screwing through cork with a more traditional opener is often a recipe for little bits of cork in your wine glass. Is it the easiest way to open most bottles? Clearly not. But it *does* have a hyper-specialized and sometimes useful reason for existing. The redesign suggestions would also unarguably make it better.

  • As someone who worked in the design of the second gadget, i'm very pleased with his review, and grateful for his constructive criticism!!

  • I love the lazy fish! It’s a really fun design and the way it pops off the bottle is just so cute. Must be great at parties

  • lmao they obviously just use the same shot over and over each time he "compares" it to a normal cork screw opener 😆

  • dilf alert🚨⚠️

  • 5:49 yea i do wanna play lol

  • ok so my understanding is wait till im 19 get one of those get some wine im never gonna drink and use the gadget... got it

  • This guy seems like he likes his job and does it well

  • this is the most positive one of these I've seen so far

  • My ex also had some “ancient Victorian plumbing charm”.

  • I have a distinct impression that he’s the “fun” uncle at parties. 😆🥂

  • taste like the last one he said😂😂

  • The one with 2 metals is used on really old bottles where the cork is going to break with a regular screw.

  • WHERE had Dan been all my life?! His energy is gold. great series

  • The coravin is actually designed for the fine dining world, because it allows not to really open aged bottles of wine and serve them by the glass and not by the bottle, which is an improvement on the whole wine/food pairing world

  • There is actually a very easy way to remove the cork from the second example he showed, the manual rotating corkscrew. You just pull up the screw until the cork meets the wine opener und unscrew the cork from the screw.

  • I hope he collects royalties from Wine Ziz if they make these changes. I'd honestly like to have one after watching this.

  • That coravin thing is the ugliest thing I've ever seen. I wouldn't take that out on a party to serve my wine wtf

  • is he an industrial designer?

  • make kimchi

  • Dan: "Salmonier" "Salmonier" Me: What the heck has salmon has to do with this video? Guy behind the camera: Sommelier Me : No. ThIs Is NoT hOw YoU sAy It!!! So-me-lié, this is French.

  • I agree everything should be more accessible, but are disabled people actually drinking wine and stuff?

  • Do one on Latte makers

  • he opened 12. 2 each hand for 6 openers.

  • “Let us see if I can drink with my left hand.... Oh! Yep, that works just as well.” 😅😅

  • 0:48 Rumors say that boys with no wine also do this in their idle times.

  • Thumb on the back of the thingy gives a good grip with slippery hands

  • About the time he gets to the last gadget he's gonna be so drunk the last rating won't even be fair.

  • im no product designer, but that first item with the pump. If you make the cylinder wider, how are you going to push it down? is too fat now. Why not just make a handle at the top, so you can grp and push down instead? Wouldn't that be easier?

  • You could just fix the first one by putting your thumb on top of it

  • I definitely think he was a bit tipsy toward the end of the show😂🍾🍷

  • 2:18 Nothing really keeping my hand from slipping off. Dude, try your thumb on top.....

  • This is my favorite series on yt

  • Uhh... The CO2 opener is questionable. I’m not exactly sure on how wine would react with it. I’m sure that there’s a video explaining how it changes taste or something like that... But can’t be bothered to watch it.

  • The Ah So is a magnificent tool and does not require much force, but he uses it wrong. One prong is longer than the other so you start on one side and then alternate force from one side to another, using leverage. Then, to pull it out, you place your fingers inside the handle and rotate out.

  • My boy taras studying this video

  • Get drunk and the do some of these tests

  • Is this the guy that uses oil to test it out

    • I was right

  • “Lemme oil my left hand and just pump this up and down…” It’s like a whole new girlfriend!

  • The Ah-So is not for regular bottles! It’s typically meant for old vintages with fragile corks that you can’t screw into, so as to not get cork residue falling in the wine. Not a fair comparison!

  • There’s nothing to keep my oily hand from sliding up and down this perfect cylinder.

    • @Mrbink01 Liked your own comment.

    • @No Name funny...yep, something you definitely know nothing about

    • @No Name I'm not wrong tho. And I responded to an old comment. It wasn't ment to insult you.

    • @Nathan Walker-Lawrence Did you really just respond to a two month old comment just to be wrong? Jokes are supposed to be funny.

    • @No Name I fear you've missed the joke a little

  • The cork shouldn't make any pop sound, so these are more fun to use rather than actually usable. Don't pop the cork fellas. Only for bad wines, but then again, don't drink cheap wine.

  • Winemaker here. Additional info about the Ah-So, it's designed for opening old bottles with fragile corks that a normal corkscrew would destroy.

  • Coravin doesn’t use CO2 as stated in the video. The cartridges are filled with Argon gas which is inert when it comes into contact with wine. CO2 would add a fizziness to the wine and also expose it to oxygen which is what causes wine to go bad.

  • did my man forget his has an entire thumb that can help with pushing the rod down?

  • I always love this guy!

  • One thing to note about the Ah-So: that thing is designed specifically to uncork bottles with bad/old corks. Never using it *is* what you want. :-p That said, I'm curious to know if the first pump-opener wouldn't actually do the same job, just better. The needle is small, so it might go through an old cork without damaging it, too.

  • For me, it looks like: the first one is quick and easy the second would make a nice gift for a people who like steampunk the third would be a gift for people who fish Forth would only be useful if I damaged the cork with a better win opener Fifth is maybe useful if you only want a little wine, but ultimately is overcomplicated, slow, and expensive

  • A Somalian 🤣 Start screwing 😏

  • Me: Why am I watching this I don't even like wine My brain: its 3AM and it'd quarantine Me: right...

  • are they plastic or traditional cork screws? aged wines with traditional cork screws are ore difficult to open. would have loved to see the gadgets opening different wine bottles with different levels of difficulty. still loved this !

  • Why is he tasting it? It's a video about opening mechanisms and their design. He also loves oiling himself up a bit too much

  • Why do I have a feeling that this guy hasn’t been making kitchen gadgets for fourty years and they just got a random old guy off the street to pretend that he has been making kitchen gadgets for fourty years but I still like the video

  • SCP 6001

  • How NOT to use Coravin: discharge the gas filler, hold bottle and glass the wrong way, then whine about the wine pouring too slowly...

    • Maybe they should have made it easier to use.