If you’ve got an unopened bottle of wine, a few impatient guests, and no corkscrew, you’re in the right place. We’ve got nine ways to open that bottle without one, so by the end of this piece, we’re confident you’ll be enjoying a nice tall glass of free-flowing vino. Our guide comes with just one proviso: Be careful. Although we've steered clear of more radical methods (such as using a blowtorch), some of these less-than-straightforward techniques could contaminate your wine — or worse, destroy the bottle. Proceed with caution and take your time.