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Would You Rather Drink Red Wine Out of Tumblers or Glasses?

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Allytta Allytta 6 years
yeah, i lived in 5 european countries, 2 of them produce wine and never saw tumblers+wine.
SeptemberLights SeptemberLights 6 years
I only use tumblers when im to lazy to hand wash my wine glasses...
verily verily 6 years
I drink out of tumblers merely because I don't bother to take down the wine glasses when I'm drinking alone.
HaightBrat HaightBrat 6 years
The shape of a red wine glass is designed to enhance the aroma of the wine. Drinking anything but a young cheap wine in a tumbler is a waste, but even that young cheap wine might taste better in an appropriate glass.
maisiegirl maisiegirl 6 years
I don't mind drinking red wine out of a European tumbler or Moroccan tea glass but generally prefer to drink it out of the stemless red wine glass. Wine glasses were developed for a reason: to let the wine breathe properly and enable the drinker to take in the complexity of the wine. Some of the bigger red wines need some time to open up. However, a great bottle of red doesn't discriminate in relation to glassware, it is incredible on its own!!! Salut!
maisiegirl maisiegirl 6 years
I don't mind drinking red wine out of a European tumbler or Moroccan tea glass but generally prefer to drink it out of the stemless red wine glass. Wine glasses were developed for a reason: to let the wine breathe properly and enable the drinker to take in the complexity of the wine. Some of the bigger red wines need some time to open up. However, a great bottle of red doesn't discriminate in relation to glassware, it is incredible on its own!!! Salut!
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
i think that wine should be drank out of a wine glass..whether it's one that has a long stem or not....i have the red wine glasses that have no stem, and that's something that i prefer. it's a bit more contemporary.
SillyGirl SillyGirl 6 years
Unless I am drinking cheap red wine, I would like a wine glass please. There is a reason wine glasses have a wide bowl at the bottom and narrows at the top. This opens up the nose and shows the complexity of the wine.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 6 years
I'll drink it out of anything. Heck, I've used a coffee cup when everything else was dirty.
starangel82 starangel82 6 years
It doesn't matter to me as long as the wine is good, but I to prefer the wine glass a little bit more. Probably the uncultured part of me. :)
marie-lee marie-lee 6 years
I've never actually drank wine out of a tumbler before...which probably means I am uncultured. I've never thought of drinking my wine out of anything but a wine glass. Meh...am obviously not well traveled enough
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 6 years
I love drinking "Godfather style" out of little tumblers.
mafalda_quino mafalda_quino 6 years
I don't get the "European-style" reference at all.. I live in London, visit Italy and/or France twice a year and Greece every few months..maybe I'm not frequenting the right places? It's a bit like saying "do you like your meat 'American style', between two slices of bread?"
mafalda_quino mafalda_quino 6 years
I don't get the "European-style" reference at all.. I live in London, visit Italy and/or France twice a year and Greece every few months..maybe I'm not frequenting the right places?It's a bit like saying "do you like your meat 'American style', between two slices of bread?"
KayEff KayEff 6 years
If you don't mind dirtying more glassware, a fun experiment with wine is to try drinking it from a different sort of glass. The same wine can taste *very* different when served in a tumbler, red wine glass, white wine glass, or champagne flute. In fact, I've had pretty "Ehh..." wine taste spectacular just by switching up the glass.
KayEff KayEff 6 years
If you don't mind dirtying more glassware, a fun experiment with wine is to try drinking it from a different sort of glass.The same wine can taste *very* different when served in a tumbler, red wine glass, white wine glass, or champagne flute. In fact, I've had pretty "Ehh..." wine taste spectacular just by switching up the glass.
lylpookie lylpookie 6 years
I just don't like the heat of my hand warming up the wine too much. Of course, reverse argument is that I should maybe be drinking faster then..haha.
macgirl macgirl 6 years
Wine glass, stemless wine glass, tumbler, jelly jar, dixie cup, you name it and I'll drink it.
bento-barista bento-barista 6 years
Can't I take a compromise?? How about stemless wine glasses??? http://cn1.kaboodle.com/hi/img/2/0/0/3f/a/AAAAArI-HrMAAAAAAD-gng.jpg
wren1 wren1 6 years
I usually use a tumbler at home because I can put it in the dishwasher.
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 6 years
Can't say I have a preference! If the wine is good enough it doesn't matter what I drink out of!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
I've been to a French bistro where they served red wine in tumblers. It was fine. For me, it doesn't matter. All I care about is if the wine is good.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
I've been to a French bistro where they served red wine in tumblers. It was fine.For me, it doesn't matter. All I care about is if the wine is good.
sleepypie sleepypie 6 years
I think that wine glasses just look so elegant, but I suppose if the occasion was a little more casual a nice glass tumbler might be more appropriate.
doogirl doogirl 6 years
I'm not a wine drinker, but I think red wine glasses are really pretty!
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