Watch Us In Your Living Room
Enjoy Very Local on the big screen.
Visit your favorite app store to download.

It’s wine time: check out these cool up-cycled wine bottles

Whether you enjoy a basic moscato or a robust cabernet, here's what we found to celebrate your favorite kick back and chill drink. Everything on this list not only celebrates wine, but is green-friendly with up-cycled glass bottles taking center stage.

by Very Local Staff
September 24, 2020

It’s wine o’clock somewhere, and honestly in 2020, that time is ALL THE TIME. Whether you enjoy a basic moscato or a robust cabernet, here’s what we found to celebrate your favorite kick back and chill drink. Everything on this list not only celebrates wine, but is green-friendly with up-cycled glass bottles taking center stage.

Candy Dish or Snack Tray

via ESquaredGlass (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy: $16

What started as a wine bottle has been transformed into a classy serving dish perfect for you dinner parties. This tray was made from a 750 ml wine bottle which has been slumped in our kiln at 1350 degrees. It has a lip around the entire serving area making it perfect for snacks, sauces or as a candy/ nut dish. Each piece is a unique creation that is completely functional, and safe for food or other household use.

Succulent Garden

via LynHunterDesigns (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy: $28

This beautiful succulent garden will never die. It requires no watering, sunlight, or care, but looks real at every angle. Enjoy a succulent garden without a green thumb.

Tall Drinking Glasses

via FLATROCKGLASS (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy: $45

These recycled glasses are approximately seven inches tall and have a smooth edge.

Bottle Beads

via GlassBottleBeads (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy: $39

These beads are great for multiple craft project jewelry, wind chimes, stained glass, home decor, garden pots and more!

Wind Chime

via BottleBenders (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy: $65

The Coral Reef chime is crafted from clear, green and blue wine bottles. All the colors are the true color of the glass and will not fade or peel. The dots in the middle of the rings are two gems (half marbles like you’d decorate with) melted together. The wooden top is treated pine with stainless steel chain at the top. The chime is hung on 50 pound test woven nylon fishing line.

Very Local NOLA makes it easier to love New Orleans better, to love New Orleans more, to love New Orleans fully by connecting you to the people, events, food, culture and entertainment that make the Crescent City incomparable.

More Local Stories

Top 4-07: the best vegan ice cream spots in Orlando

Looking for some. new non-dairy dessert spots? Here’s a list of Orlando vegan ice cream spots to get your sugar fix.

“Better than a tent” this Greensburg Airbnb is only $15/night 

The accommodations are minimal, but the price can’t be beat. This Airbnb shed is available just outside of Pittsburgh in Greensburg for just $15/night.

The Joy of Jell-O! Strawberry Pretzel Jell-O Salad

Is it a salad? Is it a dessert? We sent filmmaker Boaz Frankel out to uncover the history of this Pittsburgh picnic staple.

The Anatomy of a Nightmare: How Garfield Came to Kennywood

Our historical walkthrough of Garfield’s Nightmare answers many important questions, including whether or not Jim Davis – creator of Garfield – ever rode it.

A grab-and-go food guide to the MSY New Orleans terminal

Time. Most of us don’t have a lot of that. Even less so when we’re rushing to make a flight. There are still plenty of tasty options for the less leisurely travelers among us, though it helps to know where to find them.

The History of Candlepin Bowling

Candlepin bowling (which some might call mini or duckpin bowling) has been around since the early 1900s, after ten pin bowling was invented.

Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride: Join a few hundred cyclists for a bike ride in your underpants (Updated for 2022)

The monthly Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride promotes positive body image and safe cycling.

Guide to visiting all of the Fred Rogers’ sites in Latrobe, PA

Latrobe, Pennsylvania, is the birthplace of Fred Rogers. Less than an hour from Pittsburgh, here is what to see in Mister Rogers’ Latrobe.

Stitch: Inspiring Stories About Sports and Community

Sports create pockets of communities all across our country. For people of all ages who love the game, it’s more than just exercise: it can give hope, support, inspiration and a future

Tue. May 17 Primary Election Day in Pittsburgh

Tuesday is Election Day in Pittsburgh – we’ve got the details on where to vote and who is on the ballot

A grab-and-go food guide to the MSY New Orleans terminal

Time. Most of us don’t have a lot of that. Even less so when we’re rushing to make a flight. There are still plenty of tasty options for the less leisurely travelers among us, though it helps to know where to find them.

Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride

Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride: Join a few hundred cyclists for a bike ride in your underpants (Updated for 2022)

The monthly Pittsburgh Underwear Bike Ride promotes positive body image and safe cycling.

mister rogers latrobe

Guide to visiting all of the Fred Rogers’ sites in Latrobe, PA

Latrobe, Pennsylvania, is the birthplace of Fred Rogers. Less than an hour from Pittsburgh, here is what to see in Mister Rogers’ Latrobe.

Chef Dee Lavigne expands the only Black-owned cooking school in New Orleans

Deelightful Roux School of Cooking is the only African American-owned cooking school taught by a New Orleans native, and her class is a guide to New Orleans’ food culture.