Choosing the correct glassware can seem daunting at first because there are so many types of wine glasses. You may already have your favorite mug, goblet or stein that you use for other beverages. But wine needs a specific glass to enhance your experience.
You have many choices, whether you want to drink from a glass that is handblown, use a glass with a shorter stem for convenience or buy a whole set of wine glasses for entertaining. To help you choose the glass that best suits your taste and needs, we’ve rounded up the top eight wine glasses used and reviewed by our customers and wine pros.
Red wine glasses for full-bodied wines
Handblown Aria Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Glasses
The large bowl of this glass is light, durable and extremely thin. It offers a decanting action for bold, big red wines such as Merlot and Cab. Josh Farrell, the Wine Director of Wine Express, uses the Aria Cabernet wine glass for his video tastings and says it’s his go-to glass, no matter what wine he’s drinking.
“Light as air, the ample size is ideal for letting the wine open up and express itself,” says Farrell. He’s not alone. Also…