In the United States, wine is one of the more popular alcoholic beverages consumed today.
How much does a case of wine weigh?
A full bottle of wine will weigh around 2.6 pounds (1.17 kg). A case that contains 12 bottles of wine will weigh around 31.2 pounds (14.15 kg).
The bottle itself will be around 50% of the weight. This figure will vary depending on the bottle, lables and case weights among other smaller factors.
Which country drinks the most wine?
If you guessed the United States, you are correct. The U.S. consumed 32 million hectoliters in 2017. That’s an incredible 845,350,567.55 gallons of wine!
In second place is France, which drank around 27 million hectoliters.
The average bottle will contain just under a kilogram of grapes, or around 520 grapes.
After consuming one bottle of wine you will have gained around 750 calories.
The most expensive bottle of wine in the world was a Cabernet Sauvignon called Screaming Eagle.
In a charity auction in 2000 the 1992 bottle of red sold for an eye-watering half a million dollars.
~ Fun Fact ~
If you were to consume a bottle of wine once a week for the rest of your life you would have drank around 4,000 bottles of wine.