Different dimensions serve aesthetic purposes and aid in preserving and aging the wine inside. For example, the larger size of a wine allows for slower and more gradual oxygen exchange, resulting in a better aging process.

It’s important to consider storage space and transportation. Smaller bottles take up less space in racks and are easier to handle during shipping. Larger bottles may require special storage arrangements and have higher shipping costs. You should also consider any regulations on wine bottle sizes a country may have. Partnering with a freight forwarder like Hillebrand Gori can help you navigate these regulations.

Yes, the same wine can taste different when stored in different bottle sizes. This is because the ratio of oxygen to wine inside the bottle can affect how it ages and develops.

Dimensions vary depending on the dimension of the bottle, but a rack with a depth of at least 14.5 inches (37 centimeters) can typically hold most standard wine bottles.