GRASSL

Crystal wine glasses

Crystal decanters

About GRASSL GLASS

Swiss design. Mouth-blown. Grassl Glass is pursuing traditional glass making techniques with a focus on functional wine-centric glassware design.

Raw Materials
An oxy-fuel fired furnace melts glassmaking sand, soda, dolomite, potassium, potassium oxide and recycled glass. The result is a 1700°C hot, lead-free molten mass resembling the composition of pure rock crystal.

Craftsmanship
Twenty years of glassmaking experience are required to consistently craft the Grassl Glass Collection. Five artisans are needed to produce a single stemmed glass during the hot-shaping phase. Followed by a slow-cooling process with an additional five steps for finalisation.

Grassl Glass Production Their glasses have been adopted by top wineries around the world, including Jean-Marc Roulot, Etienne Sauzet, Henri Boillot and Lodovico Antinori.

Linden has been using Grassl wine glasses at home for a year now and has this to say: "I like the fineness of these handmade glasses, their quality, and their very well-thought out shapes. But I also really appreciate that they have been a little stronger in use than some other fine handmade glasses I have known over the years, making them just a little more practical. Personally I have – touch wood! – yet to break one, and that is something I appreciate!"

All Grassl Glass designs are based on core principles of functionality and usability. The Vigneron Series we are offering below, is built on the feedback of the most renown winemakers today.

PROFESSIONAL REVIEW

"...(Grassl) stem is tall and handsome with fine lines and curves like a Lamborghini. It makes me happy and when I drink wine from it...Five specially trained people to oversee and execute on one glass, that’s the kind of attention we want focused on our stemware."

Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes

"Grassl glasses have a wide base (92 mm) that makes the glass feel secure when you put it down on the table and they're also so beautifully thin and lightweight made with mouth-blown crystal. As far as which one, I'd say the Liberté, from their Vigneron series. I think if you just have to have one, it has to be a wine glass that you can use for both white and red wines and that's exactly what Liberté, is. It's a universal wine glass that you can drink your Syrah from but can also be used for Chardonnay, for example."

Chie Gatchalian, Tatler Asia
"I like the fineness of these handmade glasses, their quality, and their very well-thought out shapes. But I also really appreciate that they have been a little stronger in use than some other fine handmade glasses I have known over the years, making them just a little more practical. Personally I have – touch wood! – yet to break one, and that is something I appreciate!"
Linden Wilkie, The Fine Wine Experience