Twin-blade corkscrew in chromed metal
The Bilame twin blade corkscrew, an historical part of L’Atelier du Vin’s range since 1949 (patent date), extracts and leaves the cork intact, even those which are old and fragile. (More informations)
The chrome twin-blade corkscrew of L’Atelier du Vin, called Bilame, has been released as an anniversary version of the classic black Bilame.
When using this chrome twin-blade corkscrew, you will able to remove the cork without piercing it. Therefore, there is no crumble and no cork pieces that could go into your wine. This is the best opener for old bottles which corks are in bad shape.
As the legend goes, the Bilame was the favourite tool of waiters in French “ bistrots ”. Thanks to this double blade wine opener, they could take a few sips from bottles and then they would replace the cork without anyone noticing!
How to use it
- First insert the tip of the longer blade. Second, insert the tip of the short blade.
- Second, rock the two blades vertically one after the other with alternate movements so the blades slowly get in between the cork and the glass-bottle
- When the blades are completely driven in, remove the cork by both pulling and turning
- The cork will come out completely intact!
Where to find the Bilame in a set:
The Anniversary chrome twin-blade corkscrew, Bilame, is available in the Wall Collector set, the Wine Lover’s Curiosity Set, the Collectionneur 1, the Wine Lover’s curiosity Cabinet and the Oeno Box Connoisseur 1.
Our expertise in wine openers
L’Atelier du Vin has a long-time expertise in wine openers. Making wine openers from all kinds: lever, T-shaped, twin-blade corkscrews… the cork extraction systems are numerous and surprising. Therefore, we have developped several options to open bottles of wine for different circumstances and for different budgets.
Designed and made in France.