Wines and Champagne come in a variety of bottle sizes with names relating to the size of the bottle and some sizes have even more specific names related to the shape of the bottle or what might be contained within the bottle.
Wine Bottle Sizes
Split or Piccolo – 187ml is equal to 1/4 of a standard bottle of wine or a single glass of wine. Split bottles are generally about 7 1/2″ tall and 2 3/8″ in diameter.
Demi or Half – 375ml is equal to half a standard bottle of wine or about 2 glasses. Demi bottles are usually about 9 1/2″ tall and 2 1/4″ to 2 3/8″ in diameter.
Standard – 750ml is the standard size for a wine bottle. A standard bottle contains about 5 glasses worth of wine and varies from 11 1/2″ to 13″ in height and can have a diameter ranging from 2 7/8″ to 3 1/2″. There are several different shapes of standard wine bottles often relating to what is contained within them or the region the wine comes from.
- Small Champagne
- Pinot Noir
Magnums– 1.5L is equivalent to 2 standard bottles of wine and are usually about 14″ tall with a diameter around 4″. You may also hear 1.5L bottles called Turley or Champagne bottles which are names that relate to the vineyard or the contents.