Most wine glasses that you see in the shops a specifically designed for a grape variety ,there are about 20 or so wine glasses designed for individual grape varieties. These wine glasses are designed to enhance fine wine. It is not always possible to have the right wine glasses at every occasion (such as picnics or parties) plastic champagne flutes or a standard wine glass will do, wine but when your in the comfort of your own home you can choose to be more selective. Choosing a good wine glass will show of the wines colours, smells and flavours, for still wines you should have in colourless glass not coloured glass as you wont be able to appreciate the colour of the wine, the wine glass should be of a generous size to allow the air to mix with the wine you should pour about a sixth to a quarter of a bottle of wine into the wine glass but still only having half your glass full. With a good burgundy wine glass you should be able to pour a full bottle of wine into two glasses, as for the shape of a good wine glass the bowl of the glass should be round and tapering towards the top this feature in the wine glass allows you to be able to swirl the wine around in the glass without the embarrassment of spilling your wine. Fine wine glasses need not be expensive so you don’t have to spend a huge amount of money to enhance your fine wine .
Wine Glass Cleaning Tips – You can have the best wine and wine glasses in the world but if you haven’t cleaned them properly you have ruined your glass of wine, when people wash their wine glasses they tend to use the same amount of detergent that they use to wash their dishes this is not necessary for wine glasses the best way to wash you wine glass is to put them in the dish washer with nothing else only your wine glass with little or no detergent and leave them to dry .Alternatively if you do not have a dish washer make sure you wash your glasses on their own make sure your wine glasses are not mixed with any greasy pots and pans,use little or no detergent no detergent at all is best make sure the water is very hot to kill any germs and leave them to dry.