It seems elementary: buy wine, pull out cork. But somewhere in the middle there, things can get a little...dicey. Especially if you find yourself in a rental cabin or on a picnic without the luxury of a fancy, state-of-the-art corkscrew.
A wine key corkscrew is the simplest and most basic way to open a bottle of wine — and I would argue, the most elegant. It is, after all, what waiters and sommeliers use! A few firm twists, a flick of the wrist and Pop! Out comes the cork.