Cotton and Linen
Follow these steps to remove red wine stains from cotton and linen:
- Blot up the excess liquid.
- Pretreat the fabric by applying a stain-removing agent directly to the stained area.
- Launder the item.
For items that are not machine washable:
- Presoak the stain in a solution of 1 quart of warm water and 1/2 teaspoon of liquid detergent and let stand for 15 minutes.
- Rinse well with water and sponge area with rubbing alcohol.
- Rinse again with water and allow to dry.