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thing I like: Reidel Vivant wine glasses

After out Reidel O wine tumblers finally all cracked I set out to find wine glasses that were perfect and landed on these Reidel Vivant Pinot Noir glasses sold at Target. We live near pinot growing country and find ourselves drinking that most often but I think this shape works just fine for all varietals, we don’t get too fussy around here. I looked at all the fancy brands at various kitchen stores but kept coming back to surreptitiously open a box of these in the aisle at Target to hold them.

These glasses have everything I like: a dramatic bowl, a nice thin lip, and they are easy to replace. They are a nice height too, the stem isn’t too long (I tend to knock over taller wine glasses) or so short you cannot get your fingers around it when you’re feeling like holding the glass properly. We bought ours in a set of 8 and all but one has held up to hand washing for well over a year now. And most pleasingly, they made a beautiful ringing noise when clinked. For how much these get used in our house the price is worth it, and they were even more affordable because we used a few Target gift cards for the purchase.

· comments [4] · 03-12-2013 · categories:shopping ·

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  • 1 Alice // Mar 13, 2013 at 7:18 am

    These are our favourite wine glasses! So lovely to drink from I swear they make the wine taste better. x

  • 2 megan // Mar 15, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Alice I think they do too, even if it’s all in my head I’ll take it :)

  • 3 Alicia // Mar 16, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    I feel silly writing it, but I really like when my glasses have a thin lip too. Target comes through once again.

  • 4 Brooke // Mar 28, 2013 at 9:37 am

    I just got my first set of Reidel glasses. And when I say “set,” I mean 1 glass of 4 shapes. We took a tasting class on our last cruise and I could not believe the different in how their glasses make wine taste differently. Cabernet hasn’t been the same since.

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