Bottle Sizes From Piccolo To Sovereign

Did you know that wine and Champagne comes in bottle sizes ranging from Piccolo (1/4 bottle) to Sovereign (34 bottles) and many sizes in between including the popular 4-bottle Jeroboam and the 20-bottle Nebuchadnezzar?

Peter Svans from The Gurdies Winery in South Australia has written a book that lists all the sizes and the history of the bottles. You can find out more about it at

2 Responses to Bottle Sizes From Piccolo To Sovereign

  1. Marlow River June 25, 2009 at 4:43 pm #

    A 375ml bottle of champagne is a half bottle, a split or a pony.

  2. Anonymous June 21, 2009 at 10:05 am #

    what is a 375ml methode champenoise bottle called