Opening a bottle of Champagne (or any sparkling wine) can be a dangerous endeavor. The pressure in a bottle of bubbly is three times that of a car tire, which means the cork can explode out like a bullet. Chances are that you won’t shoot your eye out (though that’s not unheard of), but you could certainly peg someone in a sensitive area or break your favorite vase. Before your next Champagne-soaked party, watch these videos. Not only will they make you laugh, but they will show you every way that opening a bottle of bubbly can possibly go wrong—and hopefully help you avoid disaster.
When you waste a perfectly good bottle of Veuve and ruin your shirt at the same time.
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When everything comes crashing down in the blink of an eye.
When it’s obvious that you’ve never opened a bottle of bubbly before.
You know you’re not supposed to drink it that way right?
A great example of how not to saber a bottle of Champagne
When you almost blind your girl popping that bottle.
When not one, but two newscasters fail to saber a bottle of Champagne.