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Metric Sizes and Bottle Names For Wine

Last Modified: 03/05/08
First Published: 03/04/08
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Most table wines come in a standard 750 ml bottle, but here are some other sizes you may encounter. Note that fluid ounces are not similar to ounces used in mass measurements. Although many liquids, such as water are 16 fluid ounces to a pound, others are not, such as vegetable oil.

Metric Sizes For Wine

(ml.= millilmeters, 1 liter = 1,000 milliliters)

Name of Package

Split

Tenth

Fifth

Quart

Magnum

Jeroboam

Metric Equivalent

187 ml

375 ml

750 ml

1 liter

1.5 liters

3 liters

Equivalent Fluid Ounces

6.34

12.68

25.36

33.81

50.72

101.44

Bottles per Case

48

24

12

12

6

4



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