Wine tasting

Glassware guide

Here is a short guide to help you become a glassware expert and make choosing your glass a piece of cake.

Glass Composition

  • Crystal, like glass, is composed mainly of silica. However, unlike the latter, it also contains 24% of lead oxide which enhances its transparency and refractive index.
  • Crystalline is nothing other than glass containing 9% lead.

Anatomy of a Glass

Schéma verre

To learn more

Discover out article about the Importance of Glassware or The Art of Choosing the Perfect Wine Glass.