Getting an Electric Wine Bottle Opener
Coming from a family of avid wine and champagne drinkers, few gifts are ever more appreciated than a good aged bottle of wine. Everyone has a different taste in wine and champagne though, so the next best thing one could ever give, is one of these cool electric wine bottle openers.
There are dozens of different battery powered corkscrew openers available online today, but – without paying a fortune – what is the best one? This short guide will review a few of my personal favorites and hopefully help you decide on one or two as well.
Whether it’s for you or as a gift for someone else, know that you can’t go wrong with any of the ones listed here.
Electric Wine Bottle Opener Comparison Chart
Note: Click on the category title to organize the automated corkscrew openers as desired.
|Secura Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener + Foil Cutter||Yes||30|
|Kalorik Wine Lovers Bottle Opener Set||Yes||30|
|Ozeri Nouveaux II Electric Wine Opener||Yes||60|
|OxGord Electric Wine Opener||No||varies|
|Oster Rechargeable Cordless Wine Opener with Chiller||Yes||30|
|Waring Pro Cordless Wine Opener||Yes||80|
* These ratings are based on Amazon’s “out of five” ratings at the time of writing.
How to choose an Electric Wine Opener
Here are a few things to consider before getting any of these awesome battery powered wine bottle openers.
Cordless? Functional? …Sexy? Transforming reactions from “meh,” to “ahh,” the only thing better than a cordless, functional electric wine bottle opener, is a cordless, functional, sexy electric wine bottle opener. The visual aspects of the opener can either add to or take away from the entire experience of using it.
It is said “the first impression is the lasting impression”. An elegant wine bottle opener – that works flawlessly like any of these – has the ability to create lasting first impressions over and over again.
An important aspect of electric wine bottle openers is the power of the charge; how long each charge will last, and the method in which it charges. For biased environmental reasons, I am in favor of the rechargeable battery (as are most manufacturers, luckily for me), whereas others require battery operation.
Nothing is less groovy than investing in a magical product that fails during presentation (perhaps it is as grooveless as I looked as a server). It is very important to read reviews and be sure that the product is working well for everyone that is using it; dismissing poor reviews of, “this thing works terribly, or fails wonderfully, every time I use it,” may be a poor choice in the long-run. You also want to be sure that the opener you are looking at works for all different types of wine corks, including synthetic.
It would entirely defeat the purpose of buying an electric wine bottle opener if it was complicated and difficult to use. What we are looking for is the wow-factor of “press and pour!” Simplicity is key.
Top 5 Electric Wine Bottle Opener Reviews
Secura Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener Review
In stainless steel and with a suave, LED blue glow, this opener is most definitely a “looker.” Not only that, but it is great on the ego; completely handheld with a clear end to save the awkwardness of trying to guess where the bottle goes, it removes corks in seconds.
Since batteries aren’t cool to have around anymore, this opener offers yet another appealing trait- it has a built in rechargeable battery that opens 30 corks with a single charge. With a 4.8 star rating, this electric wine bottle opener is sure to satisfy.
Kalorik CKS 40211 Wine Lovers Bottle Opener Set Review
Not only that, but it includes the entire package: wine sealer and preserver, wine pourer and aerator (for taste optimization), 2 wine stoppers, a cordless rechargable battery, and a foil cutter.
For around $50*, you can open, pour, and reseal wine in complete style.
Ozeri Nouveaux II Electric Wine Opener Review
This Ozeri Wine Opener comes with an integrated foil cutter and colour choices in black, red and silver. Included are a wine pourer and stopper, for elegant serving and keeping an opened bottle fresh.
The ergonomic grip makes this wine bottle opener easy to handle and the soft blue light that comes on when it is charge or in use, is really elegant and helps you see better, what you are doing.
With just one charge you can open up to 60 natural or synthetic corks and thanks to the transparent bottom part, there is no guess work with removing the corks from the opener.
OxGord Electric Wine Opener Review
Designed ergonomically and simplistically, and in high quality, all you have to do is press and serve. Battery powered and with foil cutter included, this opener would have been best for my good ol’ serving days.
For ease of mind, this product offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee; you can return it at any time, to ensure you will be very well pleased.
Oster Rechargeable and Cordless Wine Opener with Chiller Review
With the powerful ability to open 30 wine bottles on a single charge, for less than $30*, this is the “little corkscrew that could;” with a simple press of a button, this opener removes corks quickly and effortlessly.
Waring Pro WO50B Cordless Wine Opener Review
With a flawless look of brushed stainless steel accents, Waring Pro WO50B not only possesses all the bravery needed to handle even the most stubborn, synthetic corks, this set also includes a vacuum sealer and a foil cutter.
To top it off, this opener set also includes a limited 5 year warranty, to ensure 5 years of smiley, stress-free use.
The times of royally screwing up while uncorking a fine bottle of wine are over; with an increasing number of styles and varieties, the savior mechanism is out there. All you have to do is figure out what tickles your fancy, and begin popping off those corks with great ease and a classy style.
Manual Corkscrew Opener Nightmares
In my younger years, I was a server at a restaurant that sold an exhausting amount of wine. More times than I am okay with admitting, my face turned cherry red and my hands shook as I failed to properly open a bottle of wine in front of people who weren’t shy of chuckling. Crossing my fingers, praying the whole ordeal didn’t end with cork crumbs in a $200 bottle of wine (which, to my demise, they sometimes did), I earnestly wished there was a classier, simpler, and fool-proof method to opening these expensive bottles of wine. Since my customers did have expensive taste in wine, I am sure they would have appreciated a little classier style as well.
Only years later did I learn that my immediate sense of nervousness – when a table asked to see the wine menu – could have vanished by investing in a handheld automatic wine bottle opener. If I had only known, I would have looked so sophisticated; walking up to every table, presenting the fine wines, and flawlessly and heroically popping off the cork – it would have been much lighter on my young and developing ego.
Gaining popularity, electric wine bottle openers really have come a long way in the past couple of years; there are many different colors and styles to chose from, and it is now possible to get a great product without breaking the wallet. Since there are now so many varieties of electric bottle openers, hopefully this article helped you sort through different variables to consider when making a buying decision, as well as give you an idea which of the top 5 best wine bottle openers to choose from.
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