A wine bottle is generally made of glass and is used for holding wine. They're available in many sizes, but the standard bottle contains 75 cL, although this is a relatively recent development. Some wines are bottled only after fermentation, others are fermented in the bottle. It's the perfect gift for someone living in Italy.
The shape of wine bottles can communicate a great deal about the taste of the wine inside. In Europe, many wine producing areas developed unique wine bottle shapes that became the traditional bottle for wines of that region. As winemaking spread around the world, new wineries often adopted those traditional European bottle shapes in order to communicate with their consumers. The shape of the bottle can communicate a great deal about the taste of the wine inside. In some areas in Europe they've developed a unique wine bottle shape that become the traditional bottle for wines of that region. Some well known shapes are: the high shoulderd 'Bordeaux bottle', the slope shouldered 'Burgundy Bottle' and the tall 'Hoch Bottle'.