How to Remove Rose and Red Wine Stains

By: Editors of Consumer Guide  | 

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.