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Wine Bottle Dimensions | Ounces in a Bottle of Wine

By
Joshua Weatherwax
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With so many different wine bottle sizes on the market, it can be difficult to estimate how much wine is in a bottle and how many glasses you can pour.

Do you measure it, use a wine tracking app, or do calculations on your own? All of the above work, and we can help you with all of them.

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Keep reading to learn about wine bottle dimensions, how many glasses are in a wine bottle, how to calculate the ounces in a wine bottle, and more.

Wine Bottle Dimensions

The standard wine bottle measures about 3" in diameter and is around 12" tall. Expect a half-inch variance in both diameter and height when ordering wine bottles. Bottles can vary in size based on materials used in production and the specific winemaker. When looking at wine bottle dimensions, remember that width and diameter are generally interchangeable.

Here are the general sizes of common wine bottles:

  • Half - 9.5” L x 2.25” W
  • Standard - 11.5”-13” L x 3-3.375” W
  • Magnum - 13.5” L x 4-4 ½” W
  • Jeroboam (Sparkling) - 18” L x 5” W
  • Jeroboam (Still Wine) -  19.5” L x 5” W

Uncommon wine bottle sizes can be as small as 11" tall or as large as 33". If in doubt, ask your wholesaler for a measurement. You don't want to run into issues with bottle storage. That’s why it’s vital that you invest in wine storage that can accommodate every bottle type that you’ll be storing. 

Remember, wine bottles should generally be stored on their sides or in an angled rack to ensure the bottles don’t suffer damage or bottle shock. This is in contrast to different liquor bottle sizes that should be stored vertically. When in doubt, make sure to check our website for further information and avoid running into losses later on.

How Many Glasses Are in a Bottle of Wine?

There are five 5 oz glasses of wine in a standard 750 ml bottle. This figure assumes you adhere to the standard wine pour of 5 ounces. Utilizing this pour can lessen waste and help you maintain your bar profit margin.

How Many Ounces in a Wine Bottle?

A standard 750 ml wine bottle holds 25.36 ounces of wine. Though wine is measured and sold in liters, you can calculate the number of ounces.

You can calculate the ounces using this formula:

Milliliters / 29.574 = Fluid Ounces
750 ml / 29.574 = 25.36 fluid oz

How Many Drinks in a Bottle of Wine?

A 750 ml bottle of wine contains five 5 oz drinks. This is the standard pour size for wine. Your mileage will vary if your pour is not accurate or if your business chooses to provide a different serving size. 

Mastering free pours can maximize the value in a single bottle of wine and standardize service. If you still have trouble pouring or you’re training a new bartender, pick up some wine pour spouts to make it easier. Keeping track of pours and lowering loss is an important part of finding inventory variance so you should invest in a good wine tracker.

How Many Ml in a Bottle of Wine?

The standard bottle of wine is 750 ml. There are other sizes available as well, ranging from 187.5 ml to 18,000 ml. Luckily, wine bottles are usually labeled, so you can always check the bottle if concerned. The average bar will most likely only use standard bottles.

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How Many Liters in a Bottle of Wine?

There are .75 liters of wine in a bottle. Though the bottles are labeled in milliliters, the conversion is simple enough. 1,000 milliliters equals 1 liter. Since a standard bottle of wine is 750 ml, or 75% of a liter, there would be .75 liters in a wine bottle.

How Many Servings in a Bottle of Wine?

A bottle of wine contains five 5 oz servings. Though wine servings are not labeled on a bottle of wine, most winemakers assume you'll adhere to the standard pour size when serving. On average, home pours are larger than 5 oz. If you continue having issues with overpouring, using glasses with pour lines in a good solution.

How Much Does a Bottle of Wine Weigh?

The average bottle of wine weighs about 2.65 pounds. This is based on a full, standard-sized bottle. Glass thickness and dimensions can impact this number, but most wines you order will be relatively close. Empty bottles and bottles larger or smaller than 750 ml will also have varying weights.

How Many Cups in a Bottle of Wine?

There are just over 3 cups in a bottle of wine. Since wine is measured using the metric system, you have to convert the numbers to imperial for cups.

You can calculate the cups using this formula:

Milliliters / 237 = Cups
750 ml / 237 = 3.165 cups‍
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Wine Or Wine Not

Wine bottles come in a variety of sizes, but you’ll always want to keep enough on hand to ensure you can meet customer demand. That's why we recommend having an inventory management system in place, like BinWise Pro. It automates the process and keeps track of your inventory’s shelf time for you.

BinWise Pro is an all-in-one inventory management system that helps you manage your wine program more effectively and successfully. It keeps track of every bottle’s expiration dates and shelf time. The system will alert you when a bottle is about to pass its drink-by date so you never waste your inventory again. Contact us to learn more about BinWise Pro and how it can help your bar.