A wine glass' bowl serves two purposes - to hold aromas and maintain temperature. A wider bowl with a narrow lip, like the glass on the left, will hold more aroma and keep a wine cooler. A wider lip on the glass will allow the wine to breath and emphasize a creamy texture. A flute shape will preserve bubbles.Shop Wines
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If you drink wine at most meals or drink mostly one type of wine, like Cabernet Sauvignon, the appropriate stemware is an investment to consider. Only drink wine a few times a week? Consider a set of universal glasses.Once you get your new glasses home, wash with hot water after use, rather than soap. Soap can leave a residue on your glasses that will affect a wine's flavor.
Serving your wine at the correct temperature makes a big difference in getting the most out of the wine. Room temperature is always too warm.