It's inevitable that at some point you will find yourself staring at a bottle of wine without a corkscrew in site. On June 14, wine guru Jancis Robinson tweeted a video with an unlikely alternative - a shoe.

Here are five ways to open a (corked) wine bottle that might surprise you:

-       The shoe method on video hosting site (in French)
-       Similar to the shoe method - but with the support of a tree:
-       Using a phonebook:
-       With the help of a nail, screwdriver and hammer:
-       Russian technique with a Sharpie marker:

Next step, pour and enjoy! To do tomorrow: buy a corkscrew.