The one thing these challenging times has done for the consumer is to make it a great time to buy product from factories still making goods. With a down turn in volumes as buyers tighten their belts companies like Dartington Crystal Glass still have to feed the factory and the only way they can entice the retail buyer is to
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Beatles on Crystal Glasses
Harry Potter on Crystal Glasses
Wine connoisseurs assess their wine by colour, smell and taste. The shape and style of a glass will have an impact on all 3 of these senses.
The colour of the wine can be seen best in a clear crystal glass, the wine buffs choice.
The smell of wine alters very slightly with the shape of the bowl. For red
Domestic glass falls in to the following categories:
Glass – Also called Soda Lime Glass is made from silica sand, soda ash and limestone. It is the least expensive to produce and is used for high volume everyday glassware
Crystal Glass – Also called Crystalline is glass with up to 10% added Lead Oxide PbO which gives the glass
Sherry derives its name from the anglicised word Jerez the area in Spain where sherry originated.
Traditionally the Spanish drank their sherry from a copita glass shape which is still recognised by Sommeliers as the optimum glass to drink this fortified wine from.
In the UK we have traditionally used the Schooner Sherry glass to