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Wine Bottle Sizes, Dimensions & Wine Racks

What is the average size of a wine bottle?

Wine bottle dimensions and shapes vary, with typical measurements being 3-3.2″ in diameter and 12″ in height. Champagne bottles are slightly larger, at 3.5″ in diameter and closer to 12.5″ tall in 750-milliliter amounts. Therefore certain wine racking styles work better for certain wine bottle sizes. Consider your personal preferences and requirements when planning bottle storage. We’ve created this bottle sizing chart to help you learn which wine racks best fit your collection.

Our wine bottle sizing guide doesn’t cover 100% of bottle dimensions on the market, but represents industry averages. Every company, brand, and bottle is unique and this chart is reflective of most bottles you are likely to store.

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Wine Rack Bottle Sizing Guide

Kit Wine Rack Opening Sizes

This diagram shows the dimensions of our kit wine rack openings. If your wine bottles don’t fit within our kit wine rack dimensions, check out our custom wine racks.

Custom Wine Rack Opening Sizes

These diagrams show our custom wine rack opening dimensions to help you decide which Vigilant custom wine racks will hold your wine bottles.

Wine Bottle Dimensions & Vigilant Wine Racks

Piccolo or Split Wine Bottle

Piccolo means “small” in Italian. These bottles are also known as a quarter bottle, pony, snipe or split and are typically used for a single serving of Champagne

Split Bottle Size

  • 1/4 Bottle
  • 187 ml (6 oz.)
  • 7″L x 2 — 2.5″w
    (178 x 50 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Split
  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Cascades
  • Half Heights
  • Quarter Rounds

Demi or Half Wine Bottles

“Half” in French. Also known as a half bottle. Slimmer bottles. Typically used for dessert wines.

Half Bottle Size

  • 1/2 Bottle
  • 375 ml (13 oz.)
  • 9.5″L x 2.25″W
    (241 x 57 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Cascades
  • Half Heights
  • Quarter Rounds

Standard or Bordeaux Wine Bottles

Standard wine bottle size for most distributed wines.

Bordeaux Bottle Size

  • 1 Bottle
  • 750 ml (25 oz.)
  • 11.5 — 13″L x 3 — 3.375″W (292 x 75 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Cascades
  • Half Heights
  • Quarter Rounds
  • Individuals
  • Curved Corner

Burgundy/Champagne Wine Bottles

Considered a wide-bodied bottle that has sloped shoulders compared to the standard wine bottle. They are usually much wider at the bottle’s bottom.

Burgundy & Champagne Bottle Size

  • 1 Bottle
  • 750 ml (25 oz.)
  • 11.25 — 12/25″L x 3 — 3.75″W
    (292 x 75 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Cascades
  • Half Heights
  • Quarter Rounds
  • Individuals

Magnum/Champagne Wine Bottles

Larger sized bottles requiring special wider (Magnum) wine racking.

Magnum & Large Champagne Bottle Size

  • Champagne = 1 Bottle
    Magnum = 2 Bottles
  • 1.5 liters (50 oz.)
  • 13.5″L x 4 — 4 1/2″W
    (343 x 102 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Kit Wine Racks

*(Empty or w/ diamond insert)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Half Heights
  • Quarter Rounds
  • Magnum
  • Vertical Displays

Jeroboam Wine Bottles

Also known as ‘double magnum’. Larger sized bottle of wine used for entertaining lots of friends.

Jeroboam Bottle Sizes

Jeroboam (Sparkling Wine) = 4 Bottles

  • 3 liters (100 oz.)
  • 18″L x 5″W
    (457 x 127 mm)

Jeroboam (Still Wine) = 6 Bottles

  • 4.5 liters (152 oz.)
  • 19.5″L x 5″W
    (500 x 127 mm)

Fits these Vigilant
Custom Wine Racks

  • Bins & Cases
  • Cabinetry
  • Vertical Displays