Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Big, fat wine "bottles" in France/Burgundy

Jump to last reply

I recently spent a few days driving through Burgundy with a friend. Here and there, we would see pale green glass bottles that appeared to be used for wine. These were big, fat bottles, though. The larger size you could wrap your arms around.

I saw a few for sale at a flea market for 5-10 Euro each. Since I couldn't figure out how to get one on the plane with me, I thought I might be able to find them on EBay or something like that. I'm not having any luck with Google searches on "French wine bottle" or "French wine container."

Does this sound familiar to anyone and do you know if they have a particular name?

17 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report London, Paris, Rome Trip Report
  2. 2 England and Scotland
  3. 3 Dublin to Armagh?
  4. 4 Trip Report Christmas Market Battle: Vienna/Salzburg/Munich
  5. 5 Trip Report Solo Scotland May 2014
  6. 6 Does cinque terre merit three days
  7. 7 1 Month Europe (June 2015) with 3 children, ages 6-11
  8. 8 Iceland: How to Split Up 7 Days self-drive
  9. 9 No Starbucks in Italy?
  10. 10 Trip Report 27-DAY ODYSSEY IN THE ALPS with 3 FINAL DAYS IN PARIS
  11. 11 Trip Report Another Trip of Discovery of Feminine Charm with DW and DD the Younger
  12. 12 Budapest to Berlin by Train - Tickets on DB BAHN not available for 05 Jan
  13. 13 Air pollution in Paris
  14. 14 Switzerland to Ban Eating Cats and Dogs?
  15. 15 Euro Quiz #3 - Europe's Ten Biggest Castles...
  16. 16 Euro Geography Quiz #2 - How Well Do You Know Europe?
  17. 17 connecting flight to marseille or not
  18. 18 Trip Report rent phone and 3g wifi
  19. 19 Trip Report San Marino - The world's smallest country
  20. 20 Beaune to Chamonix to Paris---driving/train?
  21. 21 France, Italy and Greec
  22. 22 Learning Polish: "No, you can't have my cat"
  23. 23 Frustrated! 1st trip to PARIS & France in JULY: Need Cheery HELP!
  24. 24 Avignon to Bordeaux by Train
  25. 25 Transfer from Linate to Bellagio
View next 25 » Back to the top