open wine with shoe

Open a bottle of wine… with a shoe.

What happens when you’ve got some wine but no corkscrew to open it? That’s usually not an issue with my family, considering how much of our vino comes out of a box, but for those of you fancy pants people out there, having a bottle with no corkscrew to open it can put a serious damper on an evening.

Or, as the video below demonstrates, it could be a really awesome opportunity to impress the hell out of your friends.

What are some of your favourite “life hacks”? Add them to the comments below!

Josh Martin
Josh Martin is the creative force behind Badge of Awesome. He is the author of "Misadventure Musings: Lessons learned from life's awesome and absurd moments" and "The Overcoming Obstacles Handbook."

2 thoughts on “Open a bottle of wine… with a shoe.

  1. Dan Martin says:

    Wish I had known this method before I listened to Josh’s suggestion to simply break off the neck of the bottle. The coffee filter caught most of the glass.

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