The Vinoteque range of stemglasses has been designed to fully satisfy the 5 senses: hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch. Each wine has unique organoleptic properties, and for this reason, each wine must be served in a suitable stemglass in order to enhance its characteristics. The main function of Vinoteque stemglasses is to balance the sensations of each type of wine. Their shape and dimensions are the result of studies and scientific research, on the organoleptic appreciation of aromas and on the physical conditions and characteristics that enables to enhance their perception. Vinoteque, a wide range of professional, elegant and robust stemglasses with high sensorial perception for the tasting of all kinds of wines: Shapes and sizes designed as a result of scientific studies, to maximize the olfactory and taste perception of wines. Tested by Centro Studi Assaggiatori using the Advanced Big Sensory Test and the Analogic-Affective Big Sensory Test. Made in High-Tech Blown Crystal Glass with high resistance to breakages. The different shapes of the bowls: facilitate the rotation of the wine in the glass, improve the balance of the different aromas in the head space, convey the aromatic molecules towards the nose (with the right concentration and balance), guide the wine towards specific areas of the tongue ensuring the appropriate amount of wine at every sip, guarantee the perfect contact between the lower lip and the rim of the bowl, avoiding annoying drops on the edge of the mouth.
Before Your First Use: Remove all labels from your glassware. Wash the glasses in warm water using a gentle, non-abrasive dishwashing detergent or place directly in your dishwasher. Rinse and dry immediately with a lint-free towel or cloth.
To hand wash, use a gentle, non-abrasive dishwashing detergent and warm water. Rinse thoroughly to assure no detergent residue is left as this can interfere with the aroma and taste of wines, beers and other beverages. Dry immediately with a lint-free towel or cloth.
Please note that Luigi Bormioli glassware is dishwasher safe. If you choose to clean your stemware in a dishwasher, arrange securely in the top rack with the bowl facing down. DO NOT place in the bottom rack or lay glasses on their sides. Once the cleaning cycle is complete, immediately remove glasses from the dishwasher and hand dry with a lint-free towel or cloth.
Warning: Do not subject stemware to extreme temperature changes as this may cause them to crack or break.
About the World's Leading Glassware Maker
Parma, Italy, halfway between Bologna and Milan, has a glorious history that traces back to the Etruscans. Perhaps best known for its splendid architecture and its foods (especially the incomparable parmigiano reggiano cheeses and its prosciutto di Parma), the region is also a center of art and music, higher learning, and glassmaking, foremost the world's leading glassware manufacturer, Luigi Bormioli.
The company was founded in 1946 by Mr. Luigi Bormioli, who led it to international prominence. The Bormioli family continues his mission: a commitment to great design, traditional Italian craftsmanship and new-age glassmaking technology to create beautiful glassware of the highest quality. Luigi Bormioli rivals fine crystal in appearance and elegance, but is lead-free, affordably priced and widely available.