How to fix a broken wine cork

So you've broken the wine cork, nice one. Still, first things first, don't panic - the situation can be salvaged.

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Gently work the corkscrew's spiral thread into what's left of the cork. Make sure it worms its way all the way through. Tug it out.

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If the cork crumbles, decant the wine through muslin, or a tea strainer, into a decanter so as not to alert your guests to the accident.