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?

Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 hard sole shoe

How to open a bottle of wine with a spoon?

Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
table spoon
1 wine glass

How to open a bottle of wine with a knife ?

Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 sharp knife

How to open a bottle of wine with a lighter?

Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 gas lighter

How to open a bottle of wine with a spoon?

Required:
1 wine bottle with cork
1 house key

How to open a bottle of wine with a string?

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 with safety in mind and take precautions like wearing rubber gloves.

Do try these with something you won’t miss much. And before you’ve finished drinking a full bottle of plonk.