Why do wine bottles have punts?

Answer Most wine bottles have punts--concave dents in the bottom of the bottle. The punt was originally the result of the glass-blowing process. While few wine bottles are made by hand-blowing today, the ... Read More »

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Why do wine bottles have recessed bottoms?

The big dimple in the bottom of a wine bottle is called a punt, and no one's really sure why it's there--or, at least, no one can agree on a reason. However, there are quite a few plausible theorie... Read More »

Why do wine bottles always have a big dip in the bottom?

How to Reuse Screw Top Wine Bottles for Making Wine?

Bottle with pesky collar that will interfere with corking machine and sealer.So, you've decided to make your own wine. Great! Some stores will do most of the work for you, if you're only interested... Read More »

How many wine bottles are needed for 5 gallons of wine?

To get five gallons of wine, you would need approximately 25 and a quarter bottles. A standard bottle of wine has 750 ml, while a gallon equals 3785.6 ml: six gallons (18928 ml) divided by 750 equa... Read More »