Upcycled Wine Bottle Story Glass


Every wine tells a unique story.  Starting with vines, the terroir and the hopes and expectations of the winemaker.  Then there is the story of us who drink it.  And the story doesn’t need to stop when the wine is finished.   We take the empty wine bottles and give them new life.  And now you can be part of their story.  Use as a pen holder, tooth mug, posy vases, paint brush store.   Let us know what you decide.  A completely unique gift for any wine lover.

Made by hand from the wine bottles of some of our favourite wines.  Each bottle is cleaned, cut and then sanded by hand meaning that no two are the same.

Approx 13cm in height.    Colour varies from light green to emerald and olive green.  If you are hoping for a particular shade do let us know.  If you are ordering two or more and you would like them to match please specify as we can make these to order.


We make every upcycled wine bottle story glass by hand with love and care.  Each one is unique.

We love wine so much that we hate to waste a drop.   We have been working on our project to make the most of every part of the wine bottle since we founded Top Note Design.  Wine is our inspiration.  Our artwork is inspired by beautiful capsules form some of our favourite bottles.  When we started looking at the bottles we noticed how beautiful they were.  The glass comes in a myriad of different colours from jewel like green to softer browns.  It seems a shame to waste anything.  We cut and sand every bottle by hand and make sure we achieve a polished rim on every piece.  These containers look beautiful anywhere.  Add a touch of colour to your desk, your kitchen, studio or bathroom.

Share the story of how you use your story glass with us.   Follow us on Instagram @topnotedesign and use the tag #storyglass

Each of the upcycled wine bottle story glass we create is unique and holds a memory of the wine it once contained.   Height is approx 13cm and diameter varies between 8/9cm.  Colours vary from emerald to olive or even lighter green.  If you have something you specifically like please mention it in the notes.  Every vase is made by hand so we are happy to make matching vases and to take on commissions.  Just let us know what you would like.

Every piece is unique and may have minor expected wear and tear from its original life.  We make them by hand there may be minor imperfections.

We design and create original wine gifts for anyone with an interest in wine.  Read our story to find out more about how we started our business.


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