Wine Bottle Sizes & Vigilant Wine Storage Racks

How big is a wine bottle?

Wine bottle dimensions and wine bottle shapes vary. Wine bottles typically measure 3 to 3.2 inches in diameter and are about 12 inches tall. Champagne comes in slightly larger containers that measure up to 3.5 inches in diameter and closer to 12.5 inches tall in 750-milliliter amounts. Therefore certain wine racking styles work better for certain wine bottle formats. Consider your personal requirements when planning bottle storage. We've created the charts below to help you learn which of our wine racks will best fit your collection of wine bottles.

Please be aware that wine bottle dimensions listed on this web page do not cover 100% of bottle sizes in existence but rather an industry average. Keep in mind every company, brand and bottle is going to be unique by nature and this chart may not be reflective of the bottles you intend to store.

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Wine bottle sizes
Wine bottles vary in their dimensions — make sure you have the proper wine racks to hold them.

Vigiant Wine Rack Opening Sizes

Kit Wine Rack Opening Sizes

Below is a diagram showing the dimensions of our kit wine rack openings. If your wine bottles won't fit our kit wine rack dimensions, check out our custom wine racks.

Vigilant kit wine rack opening dimensions.

Custom Wine Rack Opening Sizes

Below are diagrams showing the dimensions of our custom wine rack openings to help you decide which Vigilant custom wine racks will hold your wine bottles.

Vigilant custom wine rack opening dimensions.

Wine Bottle Dimensions that fit 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. They are typically used for a single serving of Champagne

Split Wine Bottle

Split Bottle Size

  • 1/4 Bottle
  • 187ml (6 oz.)
  • 7"L x 2 — 2 1/2"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 Wine Bottle

Half Bottle Size

  • 1/2 Bottle
  • 375ml (13 oz.)
  • 9 1/2"L x 2 1/4"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.

A standard wine bottle size

Bordeaux Bottle Size

  • 1 Bottle
  • 750ml (25 oz.)
  • 11 1/2-13"L x 3-3 3/8"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 and champagne wine bottles fall into a standard wine bottle size.

Burgundy & Champagne Bottle Size

  • 1 Bottle
  • 750ml (25 oz.)
  • 11 1/4 — 12 1/4"L x 3 — 3 3/4"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 and large champagne wine bottles require a wider spaced wine rack.

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

Diamond Bins
Diamond Cubes
Magnum
Modular Cabinets
Solid Rectangular Bins
*Wine Cubes
*(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, the big brother to the magnum wine bottle, holds four standard bottles of wine.

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