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Guide to Wine Bottle Sizes

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See an accurate picture wine bottle sizes for still wines and learn the proper terms for the most common wine bottle sizes.
Mariano Pallottini's insight:

Wine Bottle Sizes Chart

  • 187.5 ml Piccolo or Split: Typically used for a single serving of Champagne.
  • 375 ml Demi or Half: Holds one-half of the standard 750 ml size.
  • 750 ml Standard: Common bottle size for most distributed wine.
  • 1.5 L Magnum: Equivalent to two standard 750 ml bottles.
  • 3.0 L Double Magnum: Equivalent to two Magnums or four standard 750 ml bottles.
  • 4.5 L Jeroboam (still wine): Equivalent to six standard 750 ml bottles. (see champagne size[link])
  • 6.0 L Imperial: Equivalent to eight standard 750 ml bottles or two Double Magnums.
  • 9.0 L Salmanazar: Equivalent to twelve standard 750 ml bottles or a full case of wine!
  • 12.0 L Balthazar: Equivalent to sixteen standard 750 ml bottles or two Imperials.
  • 15.0 L Nebuchadnezzar: Equivalent to twenty standard 750 ml bottles.
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