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Tearing open wrapped gifts is the quintessential Christmas experience. For odd-shaped presents like bottles, sure you can just go buy a gift bag for it, but learning how to wrap a wine bottle is easier than you think. The recipient will (hopefully) appreciate the effort it took to break out the gift wrapping supplies to make it look special.

After some practice, you could dress your bottle up with more creative methods like a beautiful tea towel or a wine bottle sweater, but we’re talking about basics here. Good old-fashioned wrapping paper, scissors, and tape. We promise you it’s worth it.

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1. Position the wine bottle in the center of the wrapping paper.

a person cutting wrapping paper about to wrap a bottle of wine

Cut a large piece of wrapping paper and place the wine bottle in the center. Aim for a 5- to 6-inch overhang at the neck of the bottle and two inches at the bottom.

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2. Tape down the wrapping paper right above the neck of the wine bottle.

supplies to wrap a bottle of wine

Fold the top wrapping paper down to right above the top of the bottle to give a more polished look.


3. Wrap and tape the paper around the wine bottle.

two side by side images of a person taping wrapping paper to a bottle of wine

With the bottle in the center of the paper, wrap the paper around the bottle and tape it to secure. Be sure to tape the glass so the wine label isn’t ruined.

Fold the wrapping paper at the bottom into a triangle (as a base) and tape it again.

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4. Adorn your new DIY wine gift bag with ribbon and a gift tag.

a person's hand holding a wrapped bottle wine

Add a ribbon, bow, faux berry, or gift tag to finish the look.

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How to Wrap a Wine Bottle