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Would you like to drink wine from a piece of art?

on 19/03/13 at 12:16 pm

a woman walks into a bar..., Booze News, BoozeBlog

GrandCruBurgundyBehold the Premier Cru Collection of stemware. Damn it’s beautiful. And hand-blown, lead-free crystal and, YES, even durable. Well, if you throw them in the fireplace, that’s another story, but because of the absence of lead, they are demonstrably stronger than your lead crystal varieties. Because isn’t breakage particularly frustrating? No worries, the wine glasses are heirloom quality, they’ll keep forever if you’re nice to them, you can happily pass them down to your heirs. Or frenemies. Or whoever would enjoy having this gorgeous stemware.champagne

Paul LaRussa, of Premier Cru Wine Cellars, is the inspired importer of the Premier Cru stemware collection. First of all, Paul designs wine cellars that are unique and not only speak to a wine lover’s particular needs vis a vis location, but is personally invested in making sure that his clients are supremely satisfied. The stemware is an outgrowth of his design aesthetic. Paul scoured Europe to find just the right glasses and he found them in Germany where design is a religion. Seriously, they are stunningly beautiful and enhance the enjoyment of drinking, well, anything, out of them.

I know, I know. I sound like an evangelist but I particularly fell in love with the Burgundy Grand Cru glass. An architectural wonder sitting atop a slender stem, rising 10 1/2″. Exciting and so beautiful. I just wanted to hold it forever. And take a look at that 10 1/2″ champagne glass! Stunning!

The Premier Cru collection will be available in the coming months via the online boutique.