Wine Glasses – A Brief Introduction

Wine glasses are something that you should have in a dinner that has wine or champagne included in the menu. Why you may ask and the reason is that wine glasses do add an extra sense on how you taste and enjoy your wine. You will indulge into your wine like never before with the perfect wine glass. Taking that into view below are some facts on wine glasses that you should know in order to pick the right one for your intended use.

Wine glasses are divided into three different parts that has its own purpose where they are the base, stem and bowl. The base of a wine glass is the part that allows it to stand up straight and allows you to place the wine glass on flat surfaces. The base might be curved or at times flat and they are usually circular in shape. Next would be the stem where it is the part connecting the base to the bowl. The stem is where you should hold your wine glass and allows you to hold it without transferring body heat to your wine. Body heat does influence the taste of your wine especially if you place your whole palm on the bowl.

Holding the stem would also allow you to stay away from leaving smudges on the bowl of the wine glasses that might distract the visual enjoyment or the beauty of the glass while you’re sipping onto your wine. The bowl is the most important part of a wine glass as this is where the wine is placed and where the taste and aroma of the wine is influenced. Different types of bowl suit different types of wines and champagne. Therefore you should take special consideration on the type you choose.

Different wine glasses have different shape and size that will directly influence how you’ll taste and enjoy your wine experience. Good wine glass that are designed specifically to give you an unforgettable experience will direct the wine to your mouth to a part where the flavor will be most tasted and enjoyed. The bowls of wine glasses are usually smaller at the rim and larger at the bottom. If you think this was just for design purposes, you’re wrong, as this design is done to help distribute the wine’s aroma throughout the glass and thus help you smell and feel its aroma when drinking. This is usually why individuals who have been drinking wine for quite some time usually swirl their glasses before they sip on their wine, the reason being the aroma.

The aroma of the wine is highly important and by doing this it would be filled inside the glass and you’ll eventually be having a great experience tasting it. Always take into view that you should never fill your wine glass full, as you won’t get the true taste and splendor each wine has. Take it slowly and fill up to 1/3 of your wine glass; you’ll eventually have an enjoyable and fulfilling time with your loved one or friends.


Post time: Jul-04-2017
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