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It’s a dark truth that we really don’t like to talk about — but we know a fair amount of people who love wine but don’t know how to open a bottle.
This isn’t really an issue if at a bar or restaurant, but if trying to entertain at home or at a cookout, can get pretty embarrassing, and fast. There’s nothing to be embarrassed about though. Corkscrews can be tricky, and for those with injuries, mobility or dexterity issues, they can feel downright impossible.
An alternative option though is the electric wine opener. Electric wine openers make opening bottles of wine a snap. Simply insert it over the top of a bottle, and press a button. Presto! Your cork pops right out and is discarded. This is especially useful if you are having a party and opening multiple bottles in the same evening. But really, it’s a godsend to any household that loves wine, but hates corkscrews.
Looking to add an electric wine opener to someone’s holiday gift list? There’s some great ones to go for, and they may end up being an invaluable asset to their home entertaining. What’s a better gift than that?
Cuisinart Electric Wine Opener
If you are hosting a gathering or party, you don’t want to sit around and wait for your wine opener to recharge. There’s nothing automatic about that! This electronic corkscrew has the power to open up to 50 bottles on one full charge. It’s also a stylish stainless steel, meaning it can take a lot of use and abuse, and is easy to clean.
Rabbit Automatic Electric Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener
This wine opener is so easy to use, it’s a marvel to behold — no really. It removes any cork and just spits it out from the spiral to discard. It can open up to 30 bottles of wine on a single charge, and the corkscrew’s end cap twists off to reveal a built-in foil cutter inside, for even easier wine opening at any point in your dinner party.
Cuisinart RWO-100 EvolutionX Cordless 4-in-1 Rechargeable Wine Bottle Opener
This electric wine opener is quite the powerhouse. Not only can it open up to 50 bottles on a single charge, but it has a built-in foil cutter, as well as an aerator. You recharge with a simple USB port, so it’s even travel friendly!
Cuisinart RWO-100 EvolutionX Rechargeable Wine Bottle Opener
Cuisinart Vacuum Sealer Cordless Wine Opener
There’s a lot to love about this wine opener, especially if you are really serious about your wine. It can uncork up to a staggering 80 bottles of wine on a single charge, and is also a vacuum sealer, so it’ll keep that wine fresh and tasting as good as the first pour for longer. The cordless design makes it easy to use and store and the foil cutter can trim off those annoying foil seals getting between you and the wine in the bottle.
iTronics IC700 Electric Wine Opener
A budget find that we’re so impressed with, this electric wine opener comes in at under $20 and is still powerful enough to open up to 80 bottles of wine on a single charge. The built-in rechargeable battery will charge fast, and the built-in foil cutter will trim that foil off the wine (or any other type of bottle you have around) with ease. At this price, it’s worth getting just to have an extra. We want to always be prepared, right?
Wine Enthusiast Electric Blue Pro All-in-One Opener
We all feel a bit like a bartender when mixing drinks and pouring wine at a dinner party, but we feel even more like we are when we have the right gadgets. This gorgeous electric wine opener is also a preserver, electric aerator, foil cutter, and comes with 2 vacuum stoppers and charging base. Wine will be at its best when treated with the right tools, and plus this opener will look so gorgeous when on display between uses.
Ozeri Prestige Electric Wine Bottle Opener with Aerating Pourer, Foil Cutter and Elegant Recharging Stand
This wine opener looks so sophisticated, you’d swear it was in a fancy wine bar or restaurant. It can open up to 80 bottles on a single charge, and has a grip-friendly handle for those who have limited hand dexterity. The aerating pourer and foil cutter are perfect finishing touches on this great gift option.
Secura Electric Wine Opener
There’s a lot of things to love about this wine opener, but first of all — it’s just pretty. It also makes almost no noise, and has a really fun blue LED light for a glow effect. It also can open around 30 bottles on a single charge, and is compact so it won’t take up a lot of space between uses.
Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener
This cordless electric wine opener comes at a sweet price and has a sleek and modern design. It can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge, and couldn’t be more simple to operate. Just push a button and go! It comes with a built-in foil cutter, so it’ll take care of those annoying foil wrappings on the wine bottle as well as it is doing its job.
Brookstone Automatic Wine Opener
Unlike the other electric wine openers on this list, this one is battery operated. That means you do need to buy batteries, true — but it also means no waiting for a fresh charge! You’ll get a staggering 400 bottles open between batches of batteries. No matter how you look at it, that’s a lot of wine. It also comes with a handy foil cutter. Happy drinking!