people who date, “to drink together a glass of wine”, usually drink more than one, namely at least two; the expression reveals, however, that the Social matters, the less Gastronomic. Hardly thought about the shape of the drinking vessel. The foot, stem, and Cup – All made of white glass, about half filled: As expected, the dosage form of a Serving of wine. The only alternative, is it? But no.

The Bible, for example, before you can drink wine out of cups or chalices. In France, like a small is used, ultra-sturdy glass Cup; the omnipresent model Gigogne of Duralex since 1946, it is used to a simple meal in addition to water, also for a Red. And in the Palatinate the Dubbeglas serves as a vessel as a popular drink. Named after the circular depressions in the thick Material, holds the glass cups is a half Liter.

orientation on the side wall

But, while such cups are different from wine glasses, is that you do not have a stem, the wine glass “Gravitas Omega” by Zalto is different: It has a stem but no foot. Because it can’t be so, it must. So it does not roll from the table, it has incorporated the Austrian glass-blowing a Dent in the Cup.

once the Whole thing looks of course very unusual. The wine level is not at the bottom of the calyx, but in its side wall. A bit of the changes the perspective: as the wine would lie open in front of you. At the same time dealing with the wine is also a achtsamerer, for the Record, and especially the Dropping of the glass needs more attention.

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However, the design invites you to keep the glass for a longer time. It can be in between, not relaxed on the table or the arm of your couch for support. In addition, the handling comes at the expense of attention to the wine (and the interlocutor).

Usually made of glass, and occasionally of clay

but It is also without glass. How would you like a Cup? So the Whole thing doesn’t look too much coffee, missing the Handle. In Galicia, you drink traditionally, young and simple wines from the “cunca”. The ceramic vessel was formerly in the North-West of the Iberian Peninsula Standard. Regular customers had boasted in the tavern, and the Name or the emblem of your favorite club. In addition, the wine remained in the bowls, put in running water, long cooling. The style is reminiscent of the Gigogne in France: an honest drinking vessel for an honest wine. Meanwhile, the “cunca” in Galicia rar; here and there you may find yourself in a ecologically oriented Restaurant.

Also from Spain and also a traditional drinking vessel, the Porrón, usually made of glass, and occasionally of clay. It looks like a jug with a beak-like spout, the wine emerges in a thin stream. The idea was, for example in the work on the Land, that all could drink from the same vessel, without touching it with the lips. Because it is the thin beam with the mouth, while you hold the Porrón with your Arm stretched above the neck-down head. Not easy, but for a community experience.

Clearly, the Porrón is no longer anchored in everyday life. Perhaps, but a Renaissance. A small manufacturer produces the blood vessels very complex made of clay and painted “Porrón molón” – “cool Porrón”.