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Wine glasses

Despite their many variants, wine glasses have the same basic structure. They consist of a foot, stem and (in many shapes) a goblet. The chimney is the space between the poured wine and the upper rim of the glass. The biggest difference is the shape of the goblet. The more bulbous the goblet, the larger the surface area of the liquid. And the longer or higher the chimney, the greater the volume. The larger the surface area and volume, the more intensively the fragrances can unfold. There are also wine glasses without stems, and some, as in wine taverns, with handles. These are only accepted by purists for drinking water or simple draught wines. Drinking a Grand Vin from Bordeaux darasu would be sacrilege. However, they are particularly popular in southern countries.

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