Alcohol by Volume (abv)Units per litre (1000ml)Units per Bottle (750ml)125ml glass175ml glass250ml glass
10107.501.251.752.50
11118.25 1.38* 1.93*2.75
12129.001.502.103.00
13139.75 1.63*2.283.25
141410.501.752.453.50
151511.25 1.88* 2.63*3.75

 

*NB These figures have been rounded up to 2 decimal places eg. 1.87(5) becomes 1.88

Quick pub check – for units per glass for the LARGE 250ml glass, divide the % alcohol by 4 e.g. 12% alcohol gives 12 ÷ 4 = 3 units per 250ml glass.

The UK Government advises that men should not regularly drink more than three to four units a day and women not more than two to three units.

Table © Trevor Elliott, Association of Wine Educators.

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