Freeing up cupboard space and having your glasses accessible doesn't mean you are completely free…unfortunately having your stemware out in the open means they collect dust more frequently than they would in a protected cupboard.
Stemware is something you should steer clear of as a gift unless the person you are giving it to told you what they are looking for or you know for sure it fits into the collection they have already.
If the wine lover for whom you are buying a gift all ready has all the books, wines, and stemware that they could ever need, look for cool accessories to match her style that are also in your budget.
What's the best way to keep the precious crystal stemware safe, out of harm's way, get rid of the water spots from my prized Riedel?, and most importantly show them off to your wine snob guests?
One solution is to install a wine glass rack that can hang under a cabinet or from the ceiling and stow your stemware upside down and away for safety, convenience, and to keep the dust off.
The simplest stemware racks are made of wood, are installed underneath an existing kitchen cabinet, can hold up to a couple dozen wine glasses hanging, and cost $25-$35.
Now, if you want to get fancy, there are also several wood and wrought-iron freestanding wine glass racks that will decoratively display and hold your stemware.
German glassmaker Eisch has introduced a "breathable" crystal stemware with a special molecular glass structure designed to aerate the wine right in the glass.
A stemware rack efficiently uses space, makes glass selection easier and consequently creates safer setting for you and your Riedel crystal.
Other stemware racks suspended from the ceiling overhead that stash wine glasses out of the way from all but the NBA's tallest stringbeans.
Filled with antiques, meals are served in formal style, including white tablecloths, stemware, and fresh flowers.
His glass shop is next to the restaurant, where he created the dishes and stemware for his restaurant.