Category Archives: Wine Glasses

Technique to Reduce Wine Glass Breakage

  There is no way to reduce wine glass breakage completely BUT there is a way to reduce the number of glasses you might be breaking. I was clocking at least a dozen if not more per year.  No I … Continue reading

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The State of Wine Glassware: A Desperate Need for Better Wine Glasses – James Melendez

The state of wine glassware today (2019) is that so many places or events is that wine glassware is either unimportant or an afterthought.  Our current state of wine glassware is one of disappointment or solutions that are profoundly expensive. … Continue reading

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Downgrading Crate & Barrel Calla Wine Glasses

I have never downgraded any wine glass review until now.  But I do think there is plenty of room for upgrading and downgrading of this essential element in wine tasting.  I am downgrading two of the three Calla wine glasses … Continue reading

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Thoughts Champagne/Sparkling Wine Glass – James Melendez

Of all wine glasses for either variety, region or style there is no more passion about design than that for sparkling wine.  Most people that I talk to about stemware for their preferences (not in the wine trade or media) … Continue reading

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On the Quest for the Best Wine Glass – James Melendez

While I am always on the quest for the best wine glass… notice I didn’t say I am seeking a perfect wine glass. I don’t believe in perfection in general and that extends to my wine glass as well. Not … Continue reading

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Broken Wine Glasses – 5 Tips to Lose Fewer – James Melendez

It does break my heart when I break a wine glass especially a great one.  But it not just losing one or two but having a large number in a short period of time can be superbly disappointing.  I have … Continue reading

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Schott Zwiesel Pure Collection Champagne Flute – 9.5 (95/100 Pts) – James Melendez

I am big fan of Schott Zwiesel stemware and in particular my favourite line is the Pure collection.  There are 17 silhouettes or styles all together (including Champagne flute). I have used almost every major fine stemware producers glasses and … Continue reading

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