Tag Archives: Stemware

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

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

Behold 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 […]

• Wine tasters…Zalto luxury stemware unveils specialist spittoon

Wine tasters…Zalto luxury stemware unveils specialist spittoon

Zalto is launching a lead-free crystal spittoon to complement its range of stemware. The new product is 10cm high with a capacity of 0.5 litres, designed for use by a single person, although the glass manufacturer, based in Austria, is also introducing a slightly larger version with a capacity of 2l. Explaining the decision to […]

• Riedel glass technology raises the spirits. Does it make a difference?

Riedel glass technology raises the spirits. Does it make a difference?

Riedel crystal has a history dating back some 250 years. It has always been a family owned business and is currently in the hands of the 10th and 11th generations of the Riedel family since the business was founded. It was in the late 1950’s that Claus Riedel, the current owners’ father/grandfather, started the development […]