A “half bottle” (375 ml) and a “standard” wine bottle (750 ml) are flanked by two “magnum” bottles (1.5 liters). Winemakers choose the different sized bottles to emphasize convenience, special occasions, value and because their wines might age slightly differently in a larger bottle.
A “half bottle” (375 ml) and a “standard” wine bottle (750 ml) are flanked by two “magnum” bottles (1.5 liters). Winemakers choose the different sized bottles to emphasize convenience, special occasions, value and because their wines might age slightly differently in a larger bottle. Robert Ehlert rehlert@idahostatesman.com
A “half bottle” (375 ml) and a “standard” wine bottle (750 ml) are flanked by two “magnum” bottles (1.5 liters). Winemakers choose the different sized bottles to emphasize convenience, special occasions, value and because their wines might age slightly differently in a larger bottle. Robert Ehlert rehlert@idahostatesman.com

Size matters (usually) with wine bottles

March 03, 2016 01:56 PM