How to Remove the Label from a Wine Bottle (The Easy Way)

Quickly and easily remove wine bottle labels.
John John (304)
15 minutes

There are a few techniques for removing the label from a wine bottle. Some techniques are better depending on the adhesive used, but this technique seems to work well on many types. The best thing about this technique is that it can be used to remove labels in bulk quickly.

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Turn on your oven and preheat it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Place the bottle directly on the rack

You should place the bottle on the glass while the oven is preheating. It's better to let the glass heat up slowly.

After the oven reaches 350 degrees, wait 10 minutes.

Using your oven mitt remove the bottle from the oven.

Use a knife to peel away the corner of the label

Carefully peel the corner of the label away using a knife.

Use that corner to peel away the rest of the label

When the corner is exposed, use it to peel the rest of the label away.

We've written another guide that uses another technique to remove the wine bottle label and adhesive. Check this guide out for tips on getting rid of the adhesive.

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