Wine Bottle Taxonomy
My hand-pulled letterpress print makes a great gift for the wine geek in your life, telling the story of the wide and wonderful world of wine bottles, each with its own unique name and history. Today’s most common wine bottle is the straight-sided, high-shouldered design native to Bordeaux in France. It’s available in many different formats, some of which are shared by bottle designs originating in Champagne and Burgundy. Twelve are chronicled here at 1:10 scale, from the mighty Melchior to the diminutive Demi. Wine Bottle Taxonomy is a frameable 9 x 14 inches (23 x 36 cm), perfect for hanging in your cellar, cave or kitchen.