We had a problem with the cork in a wine bottle and solved it by using air pressure to remove what was left of the cork. Air pressure can be used to open any wine bottle.
The photo shows the device I made. It is a needle like those used to inflate basketballs, but much longer.
- Thin brass hobby tubing (1/16 x 0.016)
- Brass Presta to Shrader bicycle tire stem adapter (available at any bicycle shop)
- Stranded copper wire
- Soldering gun and solder
- Straight pin
- Air pump