Shape of Things to Come

Riedel rolls out a new glass shape

Shape of Things to Come
“Our job is to show the wine in its very best light, to let the consumer taste what the winemaker intended.”—Georg Riedel (Courtesy of Riedel)
From the Jul 31, 2021, issue

Che brutto!” Lucia Gaja, co-proprietor of Gaja Wines, exclaimed when she saw Riedel’s new Wine Wings glass. “How ugly!” The Austrian glassmaker’s newest line, created by co-owner Georg Riedel, certainly provokes strong opinions. But for Georg, the taste of the wine comes first, and this striking glass provides a perfect loudspeaker for the wine poured into it. Learn more about how it was developed!

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