How to saber Champagne? Rule #1 get your Champagne very cold (especially the cork’s end). Rule #2 Remove the entire foil and the cage. Rule #3 With the saber, follow the bottle’s seam. Et Voilà! Don’t overthink it. Just go for it frankly! Learn more about wine with Julien’s Wine School (Julien Miquel #JulienWineSchool).