Welcome to the Healing Well Wrapped Club! At two weeks, you're close to the time of your wrap's peak swelling, so it's typical to be having swallowing problems. Warm water or tea works best at relaxing the esophagus, and helping things get past your swollen wrap. Sips are the best, as they don't introduce a lot of liquid into the esophagus, but encourage additional swallows that help push the food though and into the stomach.
Two weeks is too soon for wine. It's very acidic, and if things are being held back at the wrap site, you don't want to introduce wine. If it sits there, it's sure to irritate your wrap. You will be able to drink it again, but it's best to wait a bit. Once your swallowing is going better, it will be a better time to start a few sips.
Be sure to sip water (never iced) when taking medication as well. If meds sit at the wrap site, they can be very irritating as well.
You should stay far, far away from champagne for a good long time (months to a year), and when you do drink it, I wouldn't recommend more than a few sips or maybe a small glassful. My last experience with bloat (and it rarely happens) was 3 and a half years post op when I drank two glasses of champagne to celebrate my son's engagement. Champagne is aggressively carbonated, and it's worse than beer or soda. I can drink beer without a problem, though.
Here's a link to my early recovery journal. Hopefully it will provide you with some helpful insights:
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