How to open a bottle without a corkscrew

If you find yourself a little drunk but in need of more and there's no corkscrew, you'll need to know how to open a bottle without a corkscrew. We've got some weird, wacky and wonderful ideas for you. All of them work really well and will get you out of a jam.


This first one sounds pretty gross but it's fine. You can get a bottle of wine open with the use of a shoe. A high heel or something too expensive is no good. You need a flat shoe that's pretty durable. All you have to do is to remove capsule off. When that's done, take your shoe off. Place the bottle into your shoe with the base of it touching the part of the inner sole that your heel normally does. Hold the bottle tightly and then bang the heel of the shoe against a flat wall. You won't have to wait long for the cork to rise out of the bottle. When it's out far enough for you to grip it, pull it out with your hands.

How to open a bottle without a corkscrew

This one will appeal to anyone who loves a little DIY. To get your cork out without an opener is easy as long as you have a hammer and a screw. Put the screw into the cork and then screw it down. Don't go all the way into the cork though. Take the hammer's claw and pull the screw. If it's in securely, it will bring the cork right out of the bottle.

Forcing cork into bottle

If you're not happy using any of these techniques, you could just force the cork into the bottle. You just need a fork and a little effort. The cork won't push through without a lot of force so push hard but always keep a tight grip on the bottle as keeping a good grip of the bottle is the most important thing in any instructions on how to open a bottle without a corkscrew.

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