Wine glasses to use for different types of wine, explained

Why do wine glasses come in so many styles? How do you know which kind to use? Does it really make a difference?

While our readers in the industry may know their way around a glass cabinet blindfolded, selecting the right glassware for your dinner party can be a minefield.

In the interests of demystifying the intricacies of service for those new to the trade, we spoke to Gabe Geller, comms director at US importer Royal Wine, who gave us a blow-by-blow on when you should opt for a balloon-shape, tulip or flute depending on your serve.

Keep scrolling to find out just how much science goes into your wine glass…

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