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Thursday, 1 December 2011

Largest wine flute

Largest Wine Flute in the World

Record Junction: MydeaMedia

For the record

  • Who: Agrofirm Zolotaya Balka
  • What: Largest wine flute
  • Where: Sevastopol/Balaklava, Ukraine
  • When: 06 Aug 2011
The largest wine flute was filled with 56.25 litres (5.7 gal, 6.9 US gal) of sparkling wine produced by Agrofirm Zolotaia Balka Ltd (Ukraine) in 1st of May Square, Balaklava, Ukraine, on 6 August 2011.

The glass was commissioned from Vladimir Filipov and his team at ARTglass in Kiev, Ukraine, and measured 1.34 m (4 ft 5 in) tall, 54 cm (21.2 in) at the base, 32 cm (12.6 in) across the rim and 42 cm (16.5 in) at the widest part of the bowl.

The flute held the equivalent of 75 bottles of 70 cl (26.4 fl oz, 25.2 US fl oz) Crimean Champagne. The glass was hand-made by Filipov and his team of three glassmakers over a period of three days. It was created from 23 kg (50 lb 2 oz) of glass baked at 1,360°C (2,480°F).

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