How to Remove Rose and Red Wine Stains

By: Editors of Consumer Guide  | 
If you act quickly, this won't be a permanent disaster.
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R­oses and red wine set the mood for a romantic evening. They can do great things for your love life, but they are no friends of household surfaces and laundry stains.

Unfortunately, nothing can kill the mood faster than an unsightly red stain. Follow t­hese tips to stop stains in their tracks and keep your sweetheart from seeing red.


The spot-removal techniques below explain how to get rose and red wine stains out of everything from bamboo to burlap.

Below are common fabrics and surfaces that can be stained with red wine. After you identify the stained material, follow these tips to treat the stain: