Why do wine bottles have a lump at the bottom?

What is the bump in the bottom of wine bottle?

“The indentation at the bottom of the bottle is called the ‘punt,’ for some reason even the Oxford Companion does not explain. It is common in sparkling wine bottles because it strengthens the glass against the pressure of the wine.

Why are there bumps on the bottom of glass bottles?

What are the small dots on the bottom of a bottle for? The sequence of space and dots represent a mold code number and they allow electronic control of the production process and of that particular mold.

What do the numbers on bottom of bottles indicate?

Probably in the majority of cases, single or double-digit numbers are mold numbers, merely serving to identify a particular mold, (or section/mold cavity in an automatic bottle manufacturing machine) that was used to form the bottle, jar or other glass item.

Should you touch glasses when toasting?

This is the strongest part of the glass, and the best part to clink. You should always tap the bell of your glass to the bell of your guest’s glass. Not only will it reduce the risk of breakage, but it produces a delightful chiming sound that you’d never get by clinking the rim.

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