How To Cork A Wine Bottle

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There are still a lot of questions on how to cork a wine bottle and in this instructional video, you can find an easy explanation.

There are a few important steps to take and the first one is to use a good bottle-capping tool.

The second one is to use the right cork for your type of bottle.

After this, all you have to do is follow the instructions in the video and you will end up with perfect corked wine bottles.

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Supplies You Need

There are just a few things you need to make sure that your bottles are sealed perfectly with a cork.

Double Lever Corker

Double lever bottle corker

Straight Cork

A straight cork is the best one to use and here is a link to an affordable 100-count pack.

straight corks for wine bottles

Wine Bottles

wine bottles

Now all you need more are 2 things that you have available already.

  • Flat Surface
  • Some Muscles

Instructions On How To Cork A Wine Bottle

Here are the step-by-step instructions.

  • Start with a sturdy flat surface.
  • Place the bottle on the surface.
  • Open the bottle corker by using the lever.
  • Place the cork in the bottle corker.
  • Secure the cork with the lever.
  • Set the corker on top of the bottle.
  • Use the lever to secure the corker to the bottle.
  • Push the cork in the bottleneck by using the lever.

Video On How To Cork A Wine Bottle

Many times a video can explain it a lot better than I can.

This is a very easy way to cork your wine bottles as you can see.
No need for a more expensive corker unless you have a lot of bottles to cork.

This way of corking your homemade wine is very affordable and will make sure that your wine will last a long time.

Give it a try. The corks and corkers are very affordable, and let me know how it went for your homemade wine.

Eddie McVay

Eddie McVay is a passionate home brewer and an enthusiastic amateur connoisseur, He has been crafting his beers and wines for over a decade. His journey began with a simple home brewing kit and has since evolved into a deep understanding of the intricacies of brewing. With a knack for making complex brewing techniques accessible to beginners, his articles offer a blend of practical advice, DIY tips, and insights into the art of fermentation. Read more about Eddie Mcvay here.

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