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Old 01-03-2011, 06:54 PM   #1
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Ran across this article. It's an history of various styles of wine glasses in ancient Greece.

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Old 01-03-2011, 06:56 PM   #2
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I think Dan has a few of those he made when he first started making wine!

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Old 01-03-2011, 07:10 PM   #3
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I could only wish I owned a few of them

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Old 01-03-2011, 08:13 PM   #4
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Looks a little similar to a mason jar.

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Old 01-03-2011, 08:21 PM   #5
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Cool article, I wonder if we took a poll what we would find out about the cups each of us use to drink wine? I really don't like long stem glasses myself, I like the stemless glasses.

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Old 01-03-2011, 10:59 PM   #6
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lol most of my wine is tasted with a shot glass (when im making it). But Drinking wise i still always use a normal wine glass.
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Old 01-03-2011, 11:03 PM   #7
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myself I like the older water glasses like you used to see in restaurants there is a short one and a tall slender one I like the tall slender ones, I'll see if I can a pic of one of each tomorrow
ok it's tomorrow LOL

the one on the left is the one I like LOL
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:40 AM   #8
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My wife and I like our giant goblets... however... they don't fit very well in the dish washer... so we are back to a traditional red wine glass.

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Old 01-04-2011, 08:45 AM   #9
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my favorite glass has a 4 inch bulb-base and a 2.5 inch opening. I find that I can swirl the wine and have the glass trap the aromas. It acts like a "nose megaphone" so that you can get a real intense smell. Great is you want to check out a wine's subtile components.
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