Does hanging a spoon in a bottle of sparkling wine stop it going flat?

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Elizabeth Louw asked the Naked Scientists:
   Hi Naked Scientists,

A mythconception for you that I've been thinking about:  I've been told by a few people that after opening a bottle of sparkling wine (such as Champagne) you can prevent the wine from going "flat" by hanging a spoon in the neck of the bottle.

So is this fact or fiction?  And if fact, how does it work?

Elizabeth Louw - avid listener from South Africa
What do you think?
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