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Glass of red wine spilt on carpet Red wine is a common stain on carpet - and tough to remove

Our tough tests have revealed the best carpet stain removers for the following specific stains - chocolate, coffee, curry, mud, red wine, Ribena and tea. So if you're trying to shift one of these tricky stains, then you need to read on.

You don't have to put up with an unsightly stain on your carpet or rug. Whether it's fresh or dried-in, our tests of 16 carpet stain removers have revealed the products that work best on each of these stains. We tested carpet stain removers ranging from big brands RugDoctor, Dyson and Vanish, to supermarket own-brands and also home remedies - including soapy water, plus white wine on red wine stains. 

Which? members can log in to reveal the carpet stain remover that work best on each stain - you'll find a list of the stains, plus which product you should use on each one to get the best results. We've also included expert tips on how to best deal with stains. So if you care about your carpet, you need to log in.

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