Posted on July 30th, 2010
“The finest glasses for both technical and hedonistic purposes are those made by Riedel. The effect of these glasses on fine wine is profound. I cannot emphasize enough what a difference they make. (Robert M. Parker, Jr. The Wine Advocate and world’s most influential wine critic.
There’s a very special tasting happening in Dublin in September which I’m really looking forward to. What’s so special? Maximilian Riedel is coming to Dublin’s new Convention Centre on 17th September to present a unique tasting on how Riedel’s wine glasses are designed to match the specific flavour characteristics and subtleties of a wine.
Dublin’s brand spanking new “The Convention Centre”.
Friday, 17th September (Doors open at 6pm, tasting begins 7pm sharp)
€95. Sound pricey? Not when you consider you’ll get €120 worth of Riedel Vinum XL glasses to bring home with you. Clink!
Calling skeptics – does wine glass shape matter?
Martha Stewart meets Max Riedel
In the video below, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes the same wines in 8 different glasses. He’s skeptical before starting, so let’s see how he gets on.