Vice Grip Wine Puzzle

£19.99

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3.566666666666667

30 Reviews

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Description

Just when your friends thought they'd figured out Don't Break The Bottle by finally setting free that bottle of Rioja they'd been looking forward to since Xmas, we introduce the Vice Wine Puzzle. Maybe someone you know has a birthday coming up? Pick up a bottle of their favourite wine or liqueur and slip this little device over the top of it. They'll be sure to appreciate the booze all the more once the puzzle has been solved. We've had this in the office for the last few days and it's nearly reduced a grown man to tears trying to liberate a bottle of Baileys! If you're a fan of puzzles and brain teasers or know somebody who can't resist a challenge then you need to make sure this is your next party piece.

  • The Vice Wine Bottle Puzzle is the befuddling wooden puzzle that fits standard wine, spirit, herb vinegar, olive oil, and pop bottles.
  • The puzzle includes wooden puzzle pieces and linking cord.
  • Instructions are included if it all gets too much.
  • Bottle is not included.
  • Suitable for ages 18 years+.
  • Size: 14 x 9.5 x 9.5cm.

Product Details

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  • Tobar

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Customer Reviews

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hours of fun

Total :

4

The Vice Grip Wine Puzzle was as described and needless to say it hasn't been solved by the recipient yet. A few things wrong about it though, the instructions could be clearer on how to set the item together. The first bit building it was clear but when it came to attaching the string it was all too unclear and I ended up having to watch a video on YouTube to figure it out, and even then it was poor quality and took a fair bit of deciphering. Secondly it says to tighten the bolt but as I did this the wood was not strong enough and therefore stripped out the centre of the hole of any reasonable grip. If they sort these problems out then it would be an amazing quality item for people to solve.

Thu Jul 19 16:03:04 BST 2012 by

Vice wine puzzle

Total :

5

The Vice Wine Puzzle is excellent.

Mon Jan 02 17:03:39 GMT 2012 by

VICE WINE PUZZLE - Christmas Present

Total :

5

Bought this on iwoot despite still having one from one of my son's from a previous christmas. Yes, the bottle is still unopened and puzzle still sat on the top of it's neck. This was good value and plonked onto a bottle of my best red and given to my brother for Christmas with the challenge, I'll bet I can get mine off before you can get yours off. Even though I now had the instructions off his bottle puzzle... he won! Never mind we had fun doing the puzzle and the bottle of wine which I am drinking now was well worth the 2 year wait. The good thing with this is that you can recycle the present by attaching it to another bottle and challenging your family or friends!

Sun Jan 01 18:33:59 GMT 2012 by

Hilarius

Total :

4

The Vice Wine Puzzle was so funny for my dad.

Sat Dec 31 16:09:04 GMT 2011 by

Looks great but is easy to remove

Total :

3

I bought the Vice Wine Puzzle as a Christmas gift, attached to a bottle. It looks really good and makes an impressive gift. The instructions were a little cryptic but you get the idea. It's a little fiddly to set the puzzle up correctly, as shown on the box. Unfortunately, it is possible to remove the clamp simply by pulling the large wooden pin out. It requires a bit of wriggling, but when you do it's possible to unwind the clamp and remove the puzzle from the bottle. I realised it's due to the holes in the two small flat pieces of wood being slightly too large, allowing the rod and cord to be pulled through. Not good. I'd set the puzzle a few times and 'solved' it correctly, and it looked exactly as the picture on the site and the box, so I knew it was done correctly. It's a shame, because it spoiled it a little.

Sat Dec 31 13:50:25 GMT 2011 by

Excellent!

Total :

5

I love annoying presents for my nearest and dearest and this one hits the spot! It took me a while to attach to the bottle but only because I didn't read the instructions properly. Certainly caused a buzz at our Christmas get together, everyone got involved trying to solve it while I sat there looking very smug. Great gift!

Wed Dec 28 23:22:54 GMT 2011 by

not brilliant

Total :

3

It actually takes longer to read and understand the instructions of the Vice Wine Puzzle than it does for the recipient to open the puzzle!

Wed Dec 28 16:05:13 GMT 2011 by

Total :

5

I got this for someone that normally just gets a bottle of wine as their xmas present, and it was a brilliant choice. It had the whole family entertained.

Wed Dec 28 13:27:14 GMT 2011 by

Vice Wine Puzzle

Total :

4

Bought the Vice Wine Puzzle for my brother's father-in-law who loves a puzzle and red wine so it was good to combine the two! A few days later and he'd still not cracked the puzzle and it's driving him nuts. I wrapped up the solution though so when he's had enough he can get his reward whether he's worked out the puzzle or not. Fab present!

Wed Dec 28 10:45:16 GMT 2011 by

Total :

4

The Vice Wine Puzzle is a great puzzle to set up, then fun to watch others struggle!

Tue Dec 27 15:21:52 GMT 2011 by

Great present idea

Total :

4

I was a bit apprehensive about Vice Wine Puzzle after reading previous reviews, however, if you are thinking of buying it go for it. With reference to putting it on the bottle, the instructions worked fine for me as long as you read them properly and follow the diagrams well. The one thing I will say is, leave plenty of time to put the item on the bottle. It can't be done in 5 minutes. Patience is a virtue but it is definitely worth it. I didn't have any problems with the build quality. Gave it as a present and it took quite a while before it was solved, with a few hints from myself.

Tue Dec 27 10:56:57 GMT 2011 by

Total :

5

I bought the Vice Wine Puzzle and attached it to a bottle of wine. It will fit just about any bottle. I gave it to my daughter-in-law and the instructions of how to get it off to my son. She struggled for some time before requesting the instructions. I think that only a few people would be able to solve the puzzle. It's very frustrating and even with the instructions is still not easy to resolve. Very good.

Wed Dec 21 14:42:14 GMT 2011 by

VICE WINE PUZZLE

Total :

5

Bought the Vice Wine Puzzle for a friend as a fun Christmas gift. It's a fantastic, well made, fun, unique and inexpensive novelty gift. I have to say that the instructions to lock the wine into the vice are near on impossible to decipher from the leaflet. This is an excellent gift idea. I would recommend this item to all fun loving people.

Tue Dec 20 14:00:42 GMT 2011 by

Don't bother

Total :

1

I was looking forward to giving this as a gift however my optimism soon turned to disapointment when I not only could not actually get the puzzle onto the bottle, but one of the glued pieces came off in my hand. The instructions provided would give Stephen Hawking trouble. Big disapointment.

Mon Sep 13 00:00:00 BST 2010 by

fiendishly good present

Total :

5

Bought this for my father and added a £15 bottle of wine. It took him 3hrs but it was good wine! Enjoyed every minute of the 3hrs watching him sweat....recommend it to all.

Sat May 15 00:00:00 BST 2010 by

Wanted to put it in a Vice!

Total :

1

Although this is a fantastic idea for a gag gift, I think the gag was on me! Three of us followed the instructions to the letter for putting the vice onto a bottle in order to give it to my mates as an Engagement present and we could not get the last knot! In the end, I gave it to them in the box with a bottle of wine and they still haven't been able to do it.

Mon May 10 00:00:00 BST 2010 by

Total :

4

I bought this for friends birthday, it kept 3 people occupied for about 2 hours before they cracked it! The only downside is the instructions - not helpful at all.

Thu Feb 18 00:00:00 GMT 2010 by

I want that champagne!

Total :

5

I got this for my dad for Christmas. Took me about half an hour trying to figure out how to put it on the bottle (with the instructions), and then took seven family members all of Christmas day trying to get it off - they didn't succeed! Since then a good number of other family members along with friends, neighbours and the local MP have all tried, but the bottle is still locked :) I have promised my dad that if he hasn't solved it by next Christmas I will get him some power tools and he can take it off! Really good fun, and hilarious watching people struggle with it! Just glad that it's a decent bottle of Champagne that won't go out of date (though it may explode due to all the shaking!)! I'd recommend it to anyone, even non-drinkers, as it fits on pretty much all bottles. Thanks IWOOT!

Fri Jan 08 00:00:00 GMT 2010 by

Easy or Knot?

Total :

2

It took me about 45 minutes to set up the 'vice wine puzzle' on a bottle of Baileys as a little teaser for the Mrs. When she passed on trying to solve it, it took my 12 year old about 30 seconds to release the puzzle (and 'no' he didn't get he contents!). Hmmm!

Tue Jan 05 00:00:00 GMT 2010 by

Useless Instructions

Total :

3

The puzzle itself is great and a real talking point, but, and its a very big but, the instructions are terrible. The pic on website compared to the pic on the instructions are completely different. I managed to construct the puzzle after 7 hours because I read the reviews of others, still not convinced I did it correctly.

Tue Jan 05 00:00:00 GMT 2010 by

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