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Wine IQ Quiz 3 – Bottle Service Look at different bottles types, different containment vessels, then opening of bottles Standard 750ml most common – metric system (sorry Americans) oAbout 5 glasses of wine o95-99% of wines are this You can also buy half a bottle – 375ml oA lot of sparklers come in half bottles oGreat for if your partner doesn’t drink – serves about 2.5 glasses oGreat to buy more expensive wines around $50, and gamble for something you’ve never tried before for $20 oOur put half of a 750 bottle and pour into a 375 ml and cork it up for better storage You can also buy splits - 187.5ml oProsecco, sparking wines oOne glass of wine German and Austria wines – liter bottle oBottle and a half oNever seen often in the new world wine category or in France Magnum – 1.5 liter bottles oTwo standard bottles oSeen more in France oMore affordable oBetter for long term storage oBigger bottles allows wine to marry well with itself in a bigger volume oParty settingMethuselah – 6 liter bottle oWon’t see too often oHardcore partiers Salmanazar – 9 liter bottle oCase of wine oYou can get even bigger if you want Nebuchadnezzar (15 liter bottle) oNeed a sword to open the cork Different types of vessels o1. Bottles (glass) Most are stored in this Standard The thing on top is becoming less standard Cork: bark of the cork oak tree – is natural oIs flexible o2. Boxed wineFranzia is mass marketed Don’t judge the book buy its coverMore serious producers are moving to this