Larger format bottles tend to get a bad reputation but don't overlook one-liter bottles. These bottles, holding about 7 glasses, are just slightly larger than a standard bottle of wine and have grown in popularity in recent years, meaning that the quality and variety of the wines have grown too. Why are these larger format bottles so great? They're usually meant to be enjoyed fresh (with little aging in the bottle) and shared with friends and family, making them unpretentious and fun. They represent our favorite things about wine and, holding about 7 glasses of wine, these larger-format bottles are great for dinner parties, holiday gatherings, or a weekend hang with your closest friends and family.
Here are a few of our favorites: