Know your wine bottle sizes

the most common ones listed below

Half-Bottle
375 milliliters or one half of the standard bottle size. Also known as a "split" or a "tenth".

Bottle
750 milliliters of wine, this is the standard size.

Magnum
1.5 lters or two times the standard bottle size

Double Magnum
3.0 liters or twice the size of a magnum, equivalent of 4 bottles.

Jeroboam
There are two sizes of Jeroboams:
Sparkling wine Jeroboam equals 4 regular bottles, or 3.0 liters.
Red wine Jeroboam equals 6 regular bottles, or 4.5 liters.
Some 5.0 liter Jeroboams exist.

Imperial
6.0 liters or 8 regular bottles.

Methuselah
Same size as an Imperial but is usually used for sparkling wines and is Burgundy-shaped.

Salmanazar
9.0 liters. 12 regular bottles or one case.

Balthazar
12.0 liters. 16 bottles. Usually used for sparkling wines.

Nebuchadnezzar
15.0 liters. 20 regular bottles. Usually used for sparkling wines.

Click here for the complete listing. Below are the relative bottle sizes to help one visualize:


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