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Wine Bottle Sizes

Our ever-expanding list of wine bottle size terms.

B

Balthazar

A 12 liter wine bottle. Equal to 16 standard bottles.

D

Double Magnum

A 3 L wine bottle. Equal to 4 standard bottles.

I

Imperial

A 6 liter wine bottle. Equal to 8 standard bottles (aka Methuselah).

J

Jennie

A 500ml wine bottle. A common bottle size used for dessert wines.

Jeroboam

A bottle sized either 3 L (sparkling wines) or 4.5 L (still wines).

M

Magnum

A 1.5 L wine bottle. Equal to 2 standard bottles.

Melchoir

An 18 liter wine bottle. Equal to 24 standard bottles (aka Solomon).

Methuselah

A 6 liter wine bottle. Equal to 8 standard bottles (aka Imperial).

N

Nebuchadnezzar

A 15 liter wine bottle. Equal to 20 standard bottles.

S

Salmanazar

A 9 liter wine bottle. Equal to 12 standard bottles.

Solomon

An 18 liter wine bottle. Equal to 24 standard bottles (aka Melchoir).

Split

A small, 187.5 ml sparkling wine bottle that is one quarter standard bottle size.

Standard Bottle

A 750 ml wine bottle.

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