Scientists explain why average sized wine glass is SEVEN times bigger than it once was

Scientists explain why average sized wine glass is SEVEN times bigger than it once was
 

If you travelled back to 1700 and ordered a glass of red in a tavern you'd be horrified about the small measure of wine you'd be served.
Because the glass in which you'd be served your wine would measure around 66ml. That's barely bigger than a modern double measure of spirits and almost a seventh the size of an average wine glass today.
Researchers from Cambridge University measured 411 wine glasses from 1700 to the present day.
They found that average wine glass size gradually increased from 66ml in the early 18th century to 417ml at the start of the 21st century.
But the average glass... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
Source: Examiner
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