@novasteve “Out of curiousity, what are the rules on "open" alcohol containers in cars if you do? I've heard police consider it to be an open intox even if you have the cap (or in this case, cork) in it. must you keep it in the trunk and better not be a hatchback?”
honestly, i’m not sure, and i never bothered to look it up. when we take our leftover wine to go at Pupatella, i make sure to ask the server to do whatever corking they need to do — typically it’s simply shoving the cork in and putting it in some sort of bag. i usually wedge the bottle securely in my car’s back cargo area as an added precaution, but i don’t know if that really adds anything.