Yes, it really does. Check out how happy my friend Denise Medrano (The Wine Sleuth) is, for instance. The size of the smile on Denise’s face is directly proportional to the size of the bottle… The bigger the bottle, for instance, the longer the wine will age well. There’s less space (not oxygen, because that […]
Wine bottle names and their capacity is always a fun question for those trivia moments. Split ~ 186 milliliters ~ 1/4 bottle Half bottle ~ 375 milliliters Bottle/Fifth ~ 1 bottle Magnum ~ 2 bottles Burgundy Jeroboam ~ 4 bottles Rehoboam ~ 6 bottles Methuselah ~ 8 bottles Salmanazar ~ 12 bottles Balthazar ~ 16 […]
The following are averages, because viticulturists ultimately decided how many plants there will be on one acre of land.
“How much wine comes from one vine?” you ask… The answer is going to be an average. It’s important that you know that right off the bat. I just left a vineyard where half of the fruit lay on the ground. The grapes were cut from the vine so that the last push for sugar […]
On average, one plant equals about 14 pounds of fruit, if crop isn’t dropped in substantial amounts. One plant will then equal about five (750 milliliter) bottles of wine. One gallon is equal to 5 bottles of wine. The following are averages, because viticulturists ultimately decided how many plants there will be on one acre […]