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Study Shows Wine Glasses Are Growing

A study from the U.K. has determined that you could be drinking more because our wine glasses are telling us to: That is to say, Researchers at the University of Cambridge have determined that wine glasses are getting bigger.

The changes — which researchers blame on imported American bars and restaurants’ thirst for larger glasses — mean the “average” wine glass in the U.K. now holds at least a shot glass’ worth more than they did in the past decade.

The changes observed mean the average wine glass ballooned from about two ounces in the 1700s to 15 ounces today.

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