The effect of glass shape on the taste of wine remains controversial. While there is not scientific evidence to support the idea, a large majority agrees on the fact that it does matter. However, nobody would complain if, besides wine, he is served crystal cups, luminous bowls and an impressive carafe. For or against, the collection featuring 10 gift ideas for wine glasses below worth browsing through. The items are perfect when you want to impress with a breathtaking design. Useful and playful, the wine glasses were inspired by nature (grape vine, tree roots) and lifestyle (dancing, picnic, cooperation). Meanwhile, the openers were made for men only, with a drill press and a moustache on top. Explore the selection and follow the links when you decide to buy something!
If you have an unique taste to store your wines, this strange shaped carafes are perfect. The sculptor Etienne Meneau created the Strange Carafes collection in order to demonstrate “how wine becomes modern”. An unusual approach to wine decanters, his designs combine art with functionality and induce their viewers’ astonishment. It also remembered me of grape vines, mazy roots and their deep connection with the fertile soil. Explore more here!
Fred & Friends Handlebar is a moustache designed corkscrew and bottle opener. Playful and whimsical, the item can also be used for photo sessions during a party. The handle is a high gloss, well crafted aluminum with a stainless steel cork screw. The handle also doubles as a bottle opener. If you decided to buy it, click here.
If you talk with your hands a lot, you will never have to worry about soaking your date or fellow party guest again. This silicone sling leaves your hands free for all kinds of gestures and activities. Serve the wine glasses with these accessories and you will impress your guests!
Perfect for picnics, backyard BBQs, outdoor concerts, or a day at the beach, this Steady Sticks wine bottle holder is a great solution to holding your open bottle in place while outdoors. The picnics will also have style, not only good food and joy! If you want to buy it, follow this link.
The special edition IXO Vino comes with a corkscrew attachment and special ‘wine-style’ wooden packaging box. The screwdriver has all the features of the standard IXO but now includes this limited edition attachment, to remove corks. (buy)
Is the glass half empty or half full? A common expression used rhetorically to indicate that an individual is an optimist or a pessimist. In that case, I’m sure you’ll become an everlasting optimist as the device assures that when the amount decreases, a constant amount is poured from the tank into the glass. With a set of ten glasses you will transform the home bar into a laboratory of cocktails.
‘This is [not] a glass’ by Jeremy Brown
Do you remember our post about strange wine carafe? Now we want to present a strange wine glass that pairs amazingly with it. Designed by Jeremy Brown, This is [not] is a collection of work inspired by Magritte’s iconic ‘the treachery of images’ and its inscription, ‘Ceci n’est pas une pipe’ (this is not a pipe). The function of the objects is shifted away from the ‘functional’ and more towards the reflective. Unfortunately, images are of prototypes only. Final pieces are of slip cast ceramic and glass.
A pair of wine glasses, which allows the liquid to flow freely between the two glasses. Because liquid finds it’s own level, it flows down to the lowest glass. Users must learn to cooperate, to drink their wine. View more: Double Wine Glasses
A creation of the advertising agency Fischer&Friends, the glass that only stands supported by the mobile phone rescues people from the online world and brings them back to the bar chat. Great ideas, when sitting and eating or drinking just give the phone a rest for a while. View more: The Glass that only Stands Supported by the Mobile Phone
The POINTER is a wine glass designed for outdoor use, in a way that you will never spill your wine again. It can be pinned in the ground so that you can stop worrying about it tipping over at the first wind blow. The glass combines the elegant with the practical. The concept design incorporates all the characteristics of a classy wine glass, while replacing part of the glass leg with a pin. The pin is made from stainless steel.