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3 Fantastic Ways to Maximise Your Wine Drinking

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Do you want to make the most out of your wine-drinking experience? Well, you should invest in a proper wine glass. Some may tell you that the glass you use doesn’t matter, that is not true. Wine glasses are built to maximise your wine-drinking experience in so many ways, and using a typical plastic cup will cause you to miss out on all the amazing things wine has to offer!

With that in mind, you might be scratching your head, wondering how exactly a wine glass can help you enjoy your wine better. Here are a few reasons for that:

1. Aroma

The nose is one of the most important parts of drinking. Wine is a complex drink, and when you smell it, you pick up notes of the wine’s bouquet. And as you know, your nose is actually responsible for a lot of your tasting ability, so by maximising its aroma, you also maximise its flavour!

2. Design

The shape and design of a wine glass were made to hold and pour wine in a specific way. The design is unique for each type of wine, and the use of a proper wine glass for wine will enhance the experience of that wine’s taste. For example, when you want to drink red wine, you will want to use a deep, wide bowl glass, this will maximise flavour, and aroma. On the other hand, champagne uses a taller, much narrower glass to showcase its bubbles.

Again, the type of wine you drink will also dictate the wine glass you use, so a little research is required to pick the right glass.

3. Temperature

The perfect temperature to serve your wine is a matter of debate, but it’s hard to deny that having the right temperature will affect the wine’s taste.

When this happens, the other flavours of the wine are not able to reach your palate, and you will be missing out on the wine’s true taste. If the wine is too hot, it can also affect your palate. 

Temperature is everything, and with a wine glass, you can ensure your wine stays at the right temperature. This is thanks to the ability to hold the stem, ensuring the wine doesn’t come into contact with the heat of your hands!

A good wine glass is a huge part of your wine-drinking experience. Today, a wide variety of wine glass styles and types exist. You will have to decide how you want to use the wine glasses and then pick the type you need. Regardless, we recommend you invest in proper wine glasses and use them to enjoy the best of yourwine. It may seem snobby or not worth the effort, but trust us when we say that if you want the best out of your wine, “the right wine glasses” are a must-have!

Govino sells customised glasses made from unbreakable recycled PET in the UK. If you are looking for the best unbreakable stemless wine glasses and more, buy from us today!

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