You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member


Old hollow or liquid measure (also known as pota, pote, pot), which used to be used for wine throughout Europe. However, the volumes were quite different: Belgium 1.37 l, Denmark 0.966 l, France 1.86 l, Mecklenburg 0.9 l, Norway 0.966 l, Portugal 8.27 l and Switzerland 1.4 but also 1.5 and 2.9 l. See also under hollow dimensions.

Voices of our members

Hans-Georg Schwarz

As honorary chairman of the Domäne Wachau, it is the easiest and quickest way for me to access the wein.plus encyclopaedia when I have questions. The certainty of receiving well-founded and up-to-date information here makes it an indispensable guide.

Hans-Georg Schwarz
Ehrenobmann der Domäne Wachau (Wachau)

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,381 Keywords · 46,990 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,715 Pronunciations · 202,587 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon