Have you ever torn apart a friends’ house in utter frustration, trying to find a bottle opener..? We’ve also asked the question. How do you open a wine bottle without a corkscrew?

How to open wine. In an unconventional way.

Below are a few ways to open a bottle of wine without a wine opener

How to open a wine bottle with a shoe?

https://youtu.be/pfWu76kyFmw
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 hard sole shoe

How to open a bottle of wine with a spoon?

https://youtu.be/BFQeVbwKtO0
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
table spoon
1 wine glass

How to open a bottle of wine with a knife ?

https://youtu.be/02k7wNj_84E
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 sharp knife

How to open a bottle of wine with a lighter?

https://youtu.be/olwPey1bfoM
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 gas lighter

How to open a bottle of wine with a spoon?

https://youtu.be/X6nQ9EKh1HU
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 house key

How to open a bottle of wine with a string?

https://youtu.be/-Dhostq7WLc
Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 strong piece of string
1 blunt metal object (e.g. spoon)

 

A word of caution: 

Don’t conduct any of these fun tricks without first applying the proper safety precautions, like wearing rubber gloves.

Do try these party tricks with something you won’t miss much. And hopefully before you’ve instead opted to open and drink that bottle of plonk.