Useful Conversion Chart

Weight/Volume equivalents:

  • 1 lb/1000 gal =
    • 454 g/1000 gal
    • 0.45 g/gal
    • 0.12 g/L
    • 120 ppm
    • 12 g/hL
  • 1 g/hL =
    • 1 g/26.4 gal
    • 0.038 g/gal
    • 0.084 lb/1000 gal
  • 1 ppm = 1 mg/L

Weight equivalents:

  • 1.00 g = 1000 mg
  • 1.0 kg = 1000 g
  • 1.0 kg = 2.2 lbs
  • 454 g = 1 lb
  • 1 lb = 16 oz
  • 1 oz = 28.35 g

 

Volume equivalents:

  • 1 L = 1000 mL
  • 1 hL = 100 L = 26.4 gal
  • 1 cL = 10 mL
  • 1 L = 33.8 oz = 1000mL
  • 1 gal = 128 oz = 3785 mL = 3.785 L
  • 1 qt = 32 oz = 946 mL = 0.946 L
  • 1 pt = 16 oz = 473 mL = 0.473 L
  • 1 cup = 8 oz = 237 mL
  • 4 oz = 118 mL
  • 2 oz = 59 mL
  • 1 oz = 29.57 mL

General info for home winemaking:

  • 100 pounds of frozen grapes =
    • 8-10 gal must
    • 5-6 gal finished wine
  • 1°Brix = 1 g/ 100 mL (1%) = 10 g/L
  • 1 gal H2O = 8.33 lb
  • 6 g/L = 0.60% TA
  • 3.8 g/gal = 1 g/L
  • Standard Wien Barrel = 60 gal = 227 L
  • 5 gal = 19 L
  • 6 gal = 23 L
  • Standard wine bottle = 750 mL
  • One case of wine = 12 – 750 mL bottles
  • One case of wine (750mL bottles) = 2.4 gal of wine