Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to unwind after a long day, choosing the right glass can enhance your bubbly experience. So, let's pop some bottles and dive into the world of champagne glasses!
First up, we have the classic flute. This tall, slender glass is perfect for toasting and showcasing the bubbles. The narrow shape helps to preserve the carbonation and directs the bubbles towards the center of the glass, creating a stunning visual effect. The flute is a timeless choice for elegant occasions, but it can also be used for everyday celebrations. So, grab your girls and raise a flute to friendship!
Next, we have the coupe, also known as the champagne saucer. This wide, shallow glass is said to have been modeled after Marie Antoinette's breast, but we're not sure if that's true. What we do know is that the coupe was a popular choice in the 1920s and 30s, and it has recently made a comeback. The coupe is great for serving cocktails, as the wide bowl allows for a variety of garnishes. But when it comes to champagne, the coupe isn't the best choice. The wide surface area allows the bubbles to dissipate quickly, and the shallow bowl can cause the champagne to go flat. So, let's save the coupes for our fancy cocktail parties and stick to the flutes for our champagne.
Next up, the tulip glass. This glass has a slightly wider bowl than the flute, which allows for more aromas to be released. The shape of the glass also helps to preserve the bubbles and directs them towards the center of the glass. The tulip glass is a great choice for those who want to fully experience the complexity of their champagne.We loved this one so much we made our White Tulip Flutes or our Green Tulip Flutes. So, grab a tulip glass and savor the flavors!
Last but not least, we have the wine glass. Yes, you read that right - you can drink champagne out of a wine glass! In fact, many wine glasses are designed to enhance the aromas and flavors of champagne. The wider bowl allows for more surface area and aeration, which can enhance the champagne's bouquet. The wine glass also allows for a larger pour, so you can enjoy your champagne for longer. So, if you don't have any flutes or tulip glasses on hand, don't be afraid to reach for a wine glass.
Wait, there's actually more! While not a traditional champagne glass, we wanted to take it up a notch and bring back a blast from the past with a sophisticated flair. Thought your ol’ college beer bong days were over? Introducing the latest crave, the Sip Shooter! Get ready to relive your college party days with a bit more class but keeping all the fun! The Sip Shooter is a 6-ounce glass with a funnel stem for a classy way for you to sip through that bubbly with speed (think classy shot vibes!).
There are so many champagne glasses to choose from, each with their own unique features. Whether you prefer the classic flute, the trendy coupe, the sophisticated tulip glass, or even a wine glass, choosing the right glass can enhance your champagne experience. So, grab your favorite bottle of bubbly, invite your girlfriends over, and let's cheers to bubbles!