Share

1775

Approximate year that wine was first put into individual cylindrical bottles. Before this time, most wine was sold directly from the cask. Customers brought a container to the winery or wine shop and simply filled their container directly from the barrel. The first wine that was bottled on a regular basis was Port from the Douro region of Portugal.

Get WineSpeed

Join tens of thousands of other wine lovers. Get each week’s edition of WineSpeed delivered to your inbox every Friday. It’s fast. It’s free. It’s the smartest way to stay up to speed on wine.
Email address
First Name
Last Name
Zip Code
Country
Be sure to check your inbox to confim your subscription.