The bowl shape offers a wider mouth and more exposure to the air.
Allows the wine to breathe.
Best for red wines with complex aromas, like aged Burgundy and Pinot Noir, red Bordeaux, and Barolo.
Narrower red wine glasses direct the bouquet to the nose.
Use these for fruity red wines like a young Beaujolais or a less-complex Shiraz.
A little smaller than a small red wine glass, but with a wide bowl.
Great for aromatic or oak-aged white wine, like Chardonnay or a serious Bordeaux Blanc.
A little taller and narrower than a large white wine glass, its shape concentrates the aromas of the wine.
A good choice for aromatic white wines like Riesling and Gewürztraminer.
A tall, narrow glass that enhances the longevity of the bubbles in your sparkling wine.
Use with any sparkling wine, from Champagne to Asti or Prosecco.
Smaller than other wine glasses, but with a more rounded bowl.
Best for sweet, unfortified wines like Muscat or Icewine.
Small Port glasses display the color of the wine and direct the bouquet to the nose.
You can use these for any fortified dessert wine.
Tinier than a Port glass, the sherry glass, or copita, features a tulip shape.
This tapered tulip captures sherry’s solera-aged aromas.