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Difference in Wine Bottle Shapes [VIDEO]

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 18, 2015 11:34:17 AM

Wine bottles come in many shapes and sizes, but do they mean anything? Originally, they did. For example, a Bordeaux bottle always had square shoulders, and bottles from Burgundy had soft shoulders. The color of the glass also told you what country the wine came from. Haskell's CEO Jack Farrell decodes the difference in wine bottle shapes and colors in this edition of Quick Pours.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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