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Big bored sigh...Trying to stick to 14 units a week alcohol guidelines...

(14 Posts)
Janni Mon 25-Aug-08 18:31:00

But realise that I'm a bit clueless. I only drink white wine. How many units are there in a 175 ml glass?? Thanks x

brimfull Mon 25-Aug-08 18:33:24

how many in a bottle ?
<<sheepish grin>>>

I don't own a 175ml glass

sarah293 Mon 25-Aug-08 18:34:19

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katierocket Mon 25-Aug-08 18:34:23

2 units

msdemeanor Mon 25-Aug-08 18:35:08

If the wine is 11% then it's two units. Bugger, isn't it?

Upwind Mon 25-Aug-08 18:41:07

Depends on what you put in the 175 ml glass and whether or not you fill it to the brim

2point4 Mon 25-Aug-08 20:25:51

Check the bottle! Lots of wines especially the supermarket ones, tell you how many units in the bottle or per glass. Usually about 6 glasses per bottle, and about 1.5 units per glass so 10 per bottle approx. Yes, I too am trying to stick to the guidelines! grin

Janni Mon 25-Aug-08 20:58:59

Thanks all - I'll take it as 2 units per glass and try (from tomorrow!!) to stick to one glass per evening.

Portofino Mon 25-Aug-08 21:08:07

10 per bottle! Oh bugger - I had convinced myself there were about 8! blush One glass per evening! No wonder you're doing the big bored sigh!

Yorkiegirl Mon 25-Aug-08 21:10:09

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2point4 Tue 26-Aug-08 12:47:33

My bad adding up made it 6 x 1.5 = 10 but actually it should be 9 I think! Apologies - that means you are actually allowed a bit more than you think tho!!

zippitippitoes Tue 26-Aug-08 12:56:17

but most wine tgese days is over 11%

posieflump Tue 26-Aug-08 12:57:37

that's why I decided to give up for a while
I can't stop at one glass!
seemed easer just to completely cut out rather than attempt to cut down

BlaDeBla Tue 26-Aug-08 19:08:57

A bottle of wine is about 10 units these days, so 1.5-2 bottles a week is going to be within safe limits. Know what you mean about stopping after just one glass!

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