Ziggy The Wine Gal

Fun FAQS about Wine & Spirits

Sommelier 101:

One bottle of wine = Five 5 oz. glasses
One case of wine = 60 glasses
One barrel = 60 gallons -or- 20 cases -or- 1200 glasses of wine
One ton of grapes = 2.5 barrels of wine
One vine = 3 bottles of wine
One Jeroboam = 4 bottles
One Methuselah = 8 bottles
One Salmanazar = 12 bottles
One Nebuchadnezzar = 20 bottles

Event Planner

First Hour: 2 glasses per person
Second and Third Hour: 1 glass per person

California Wine Grape Yields

Low: 2 tons per acre
High: 8 tons per acre

Cocktail 411

Shot = 1 oz
Jigger = 1 1/2oz
Nip = 2 oz

Call Drink
A liquor and mixer, of which the liquor is a defined brand
Well Drink
A liquor and mixer, of which neither are defined brands.
On The Rocks
A wine or liquor poured over ice cubes
A spirit served straight, an unaccompanied shot

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