How to seal a wine bottle if you've lost the cork: a useful life hack

Ihor Romanko

How to seal a wine bottle without the cork

If a bottle of wine is left open, it can cause the contents to oxidize when exposed to air, potentially turning the wine into vinegar. However, if you've lost your wine bottle cap but still want to seal it, there's a useful life hack to assist with this challenging task.

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Knowing that an open bottle of wine can lead to oxidation, many of us seek a quick and effective solution. In one of the most popular TikTok videos, blogger Chantelle Feng shared an interesting life hack that can be used in such cases.

"I don't know who needs to know this, but you can use water bottle caps on wine bottles," she said in her video, which has garnered over 630,000 likes.

The procedure for this life hack is quite simple. You need to ensure that the cap you plan to use is clean. It is recommended to wash it thoroughly and let it air dry. After that, gently screw the cap onto the neck of the wine bottle. If you close it securely, it will help keep the wine fresh for a longer period and prevent bacteria from getting inside the bottle.

By using this straightforward life hack, you can continue to enjoy the taste of your favorite wine even if you've lost its original cap.

To recap, we have already written about how to choose high-quality cheese.

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