Red Wine Glasses

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Shop Stemmed & Stemless Red Wine Glasses For Shiraz, Pinot, Cabernet & More

Red wine is one of the most popular choices to enjoy over dinner, or as a relaxing drop at the end of a long day. Using a proper wine glass can help you to enjoy your wine more fully. The wide bowl allows the wine to breathe and helps to release the flavour and aromatics - while the stem keeps the wine cool, and the shape of the glass enhances the mouthfeel when tasting the wine. At Harris Scarfe, we understand that the proper enjoyment of red wine starts with choosing the right glass. Read on to find out about the best types of glasses for red wine, or if white-grape varieties are more your preference, we also offer a fantastic range of white wine glasses. You can also check out our premium range of wine accessories, specially designed to complement your new set of glassware.

What Are The Best Types Of Red Wine Glasses?

When it comes to red wine glasses, there are a few different types that are considered the best for enhancing aroma, taste, and nosing abilities. Here are some of the top choices:

  • Bordeaux glass: Tall with a wide opening, ideal for full-bodied red wines.
  • Burgundy glass: Has a wide bowl and a slightly tapered opening, suitable for lighter red wines.
  • Universal glass: Standard red wine glass shape. Great all-rounder for a variety of red wines.
  • Shiraz glass: Tall with a slightly narrower opening, highlighting the complexities of Shiraz and similar red wines.
  • Stemless glass: Can be found in a variety of different body shapes. The main feature of a stemless wine glass is, naturally, the absence of a stem. This can be a great choice for casual entertaining where spills and knocks are more likely.

For red wine in particular, we also recommend investing in a decorative yet functional decanter or carafe.

Red Wine Glasses FAQs

What wine glass is good for red wine?

Our top two picks for red wine glasses are the Bordeaux and burgundy shapes of glass. If you are not sure which type of glass to choose, it is always best to err on the side of caution and choose a larger glass.

How to clean red wine glasses?

To keep your red wine glasses sparkling, ensure to rinse immediately after use. Use a mild dishwashing detergent and polish to dry with a microfibre cloth.

What is a standard red wine glass?

A standard red wine glass will hold around 415 to 440mL. For a single serving of wine, pour 150mL into your glass.

What Other Drinkware Can I Find At Harris Scarfe?

At Harris Scarfe, you can find a huge variety of drinkware and glasses to suit your needs. If you're looking for more specialty barware, we have champagne flutes & tumblers as well as bar glasses for cocktails, gin, whisky and martinis. You can also find beautiful and functional coffee glasses for those who enjoy an espresso at the end of a night of food and drink.

Find The Best Brands For Red Wine Glasses & More Glassware In Australia

Browse our kitchen and dining range to find leading brands such as Art Craft, Krosno & Casa Domani. Come and visit us in-store today or browse online to find a wide selection of wine glasses, decanters and other barware that will enhance the presentation and experience of your next dinner party or event. We also have fantastic recipes for pairing with your red wine available on the Food Hub.