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More Delicious Wine Trivia, Tips & Facts

October 13th, 2012 by Pamela Murski

Windy Winery and Brenham Wine Trail Lodging

One of our local wineries near the B&B keeps us supplied with more fun facts!

Some Delicious Wine Questions and Answers…..from Windy Winery

How much wine is in a bottle? Generally a bottle of wine measures the liquid in milliliters, with 750 ml being the standard amount in most bottles (or about 25 fluid ounces).

How many grapes does it take to make your average bottle of wine? It takes about 2 ½ pounds of grapes to make a bottle of wine.

How many bottles of wine does it take to make create a case of wine? 12

How many gallons of wine are produced from one acre of grapevines? About 800

Where does the vanilla flavor in wine come from? If newer oak barrels were used in the winemaking process, the wines will often have a hint of vanilla in both the aroma and flavor.

When was the corkscrew designed? Mid-1800’s.

How many varieties of wine grapes exist in the world today? Over 10,000!

How many calories are in a four ounce glass of red wine? Approximately 85

How many gallons of wine are in a single barrel? 60

How many grapevines generally make up an acre? 400

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