Aug 12
Apodaca’s Appetite: Why Wine Bottles Come In Different Shapes
12 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. Apodaca’s Appetite. Posted By: admin
Have you ever wondered why wine bottles come in different shapes? It’s not just for show, there is actually some history and tradition that comes with it. According to vinepair.com, there are shapes that most winemakers use: the Bordeaux Bottle, the Burgundy Bottle and the Alsace/Mosel Bottle. The Burgundy Bottle: Invented in the nineteenth century, the bottle’s curved sides were an easier option for glassmakers to create. It first became popular with Chardonnay, Pinot and then red and white Burgundies. The Bordeaux Bottle: The Bordeaux houses the two most popular red wines in the world, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. As…