HowTo: Behead a Champagne Bottle With a Saber (AKA Gnarly Sword)

Behead a Champagne Bottle With a Saber (AKA Gnarly Sword)

HowTo: Behead a Champagne Bottle With a Saber (AKA Gnarly Sword)There's a couple things you can do to prepare for New Year's Eve this year: stock up on your cocktail recipes, make black-eyed peas (AKA Hoppin' John), or find some fireworks to enjoy. Now add one more tradition to the list: sabrage. The practice dates all the way back to the days of Napoleon, when the cavalry would saber bottles of champagne with their bayonets on the battlefield after a victory. Below, three instructional videos on beheading your bottle.

You Will Need:

  • 1 pricey saber or plain old butcher knife
  • 1 bottle of champagne

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