Has Anyone Else Noticed How Big Wine Glasses Are Getting?

The other day my wife brought home a new set of wine glasses, and they are so big they barely fit in our cabinet. This isn't the first time that the glasses she bought have grown, either. And it's not just her... 

Recent studies have shown that people around the world are drinking a whole lot more wine these days, and University of Cambridge researchers think they know why: Wine glasses have gotten much bigger. 

Specifically, these glasses are capable of containing seven times more wine than they did in 1700—with the biggest increase in size occurring since the 1990s. 

Makes sense as it is more socially acceptable to say you had one glass versus one bottle, even if your one glass holds a whole bottle... 

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