25 May 2021 marks National Wine Day, making it the perfect time to brush up on not only your varietals and appellations, but also the finer details of enjoying fine wines. Ever peered behind the bar at a five-star hotel or Michelin-starred restaurant and marvelled at the sheer variety of glasses they possess? Well, there’s a good reason for that.
As any good sommelier will tell you, the vessel from which you sip your favourite Merlot or Pinot Grigio can have as big an impact on its taste as proper aeration and temperature control. So when it comes to stocking your home bar with the proper crystalware it pays to turn to an expert – and few know the art of creating a great glass like Waterford.
Founded in 1783, the brand has been combining the finest raw materials with skilful craftsmanship and unrivalled design know-how to create stunning crystal glasses for nearly 250 years. The latest result of this expertise is the new Mastercraft Irish Lace collection – a classically styled hand cut crystal range that pays homage to Ireland’s rich heritage, both in lace making and the spirits industry.
Featuring crystal cuts that evoke the bobbins and threads integral to producing delicate lace, Waterford has also updated the classic glassware shapes in the range to offer a refined and sophisticated drinking experience that will subtly enhance the flavours of your chosen wine or spirit. The collection spans pieces suitable for red and white wines, champagne and spirits, along with exquisite home and tablewares, with the weight of each carefully balanced to feel comfortable and elegant when held.
To celebrate National Wine Day and the new Mastercraft Irish Lace collection, we’ve teamed up with Waterford, and its parent company Fiskars, to offer one lucky Luxury London reader the chance to win a set of four Mastercraft Irish Lace red wine glasses worth over £450. To enter, simply follow the link below and fill out the form by 25 June 2021. Good luck!