3 Sparkling wine glasses
When it comes to bubbly, James prefers flutes. Champagne flutes trap bubbles and funnel them to the top of the glass allowing revelers to appreciate a wine's fine aromas while also creating a pretty cascading effect throughout the glass. By contrast, saucers, which according to lore derived their shape from a mould of Marie Antoinette's breasts, disperse bubbles and thus lose much of the wine's fragrance. Appreciate the finer things in life with this stunning sparkling wine glass collection by Peter Svarrer for Holmegaard. $20 US, unicahome.com.
Food & Entertaining - Wine & Spirits
Wine glasses: The essentials
Wine expert James Cluer helps navigate the wide world of wine glasses.