How to Open Wine Without a Corkscrew

By Leah Bourne, The Vivant
Open wine bottle.Open wine bottle.Nothing, and we mean nothing will ruin a party, picnic, or impromptu celebration, quite like when you go to open a bottle of wine and realize you don't have a corkscrew. Seriously, who hasn't this happened to?


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Luckily, the folks over at Mirabeau Wine have a solution, and it involves using your shoe. We imagine this would make a great party trick, and it also means something that is music to ours ears-that now you can drink wine anytime, anywhere.

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Here's how to do it:

Remove the foil cap from the bottle, then put the bottle into the shoe. Take the bottom of the shoe and place it against a wall. Using the shoe as a barrier between the bottom of the bottle and the wall, carefully bang the bottle against the wall. After a few hits, the cork will start to release from the bottle. After the cork is halfway out, you can remove the rest with your hands.

Watch a video of how to open wine without a corkscrew now!

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