Updated: May 25, 2018
Wine bottle shapes are not just decorative, they perform specific functions based on the wine type.
A Cabernet Sauvignon in a Bordeaux bottle, which is a French region where the grape is grown.
TALL & SKINNY
Floral aromatic wines such as Alsatian, Gewurztraminer and Riesling.
CHUBBY & STURDY
Champagne bottles are chubby and sturdier to hold the contents under pressure.
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are from France's Burgandy region which is where these varietals are grown.
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