Orrefors Handblown Champagne Flute

Hand blown champagne flute designed by a designer in collaboration with a wine expert. Tall, tapered body enhances the flavor of champagnes while keeping bubbles intact. Made in Sweden since 1726. Also available for Red and White. (more info)

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Award-winning designer Erika Lagerbielke created these champagne flutes in collaboration with noted Swedish wine connoisseur Bengt-Göran Kronstam. The stemware was created to bring out every subtle flavor in a bottle of champagne or fine sparkling wine—the tall, tapered body and mouth of the glass rim enhances the bouquet and preserves the carbonation while allowing bubbles to festively rise to the top. Each glass is individually hand blown by artisans at one of the oldest glassworks companies in Sweden, Orrefors, which has been making glassware since 1726.

Use & Care

Dishwasher safe, or hand wash and dry immediately.

Production & Design

This Swedish glassware producer is named Orrefors, after the forest-nestled community where the workshops are based. With over 250 years of expertise in the art of glassmaking, their glassware has been collected and exhibited in dozens of museums, including the Copper Hewitt Museum in New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. This collection was designed by Erika Lagerbielke, who is renowned at Orrefors for designs that fuse a deep knowledge of spirits and wine with contemporary aesthetics and functionality. Her glassware has graced the tabletops of the Swedish royal family and discerning Scandinavian diners alike. 

"Glass is my passion," Lagerbielke says. "I work to capture both rational and artistic qualities in the same design, a concept I call 'Poetic Functionalism.' When designing drinking vessels, understanding human desire is equally important as understanding the beverage and its sensory qualities. A great glass for wine or beer will give someone an enhanced experience of the drink, and also, I hope, create a moment of beauty through the sensual simplicity of the glass."

"Glass is my passion," Lagerbielke says. "I work to capture both rational and artistic qualities in the same design, a concept I call 'Poetic Functionalism.' When designing drinking vessels, understanding human desire is equally important as understanding the beverage and its sensory qualities. A great glass for wine or beer will give someone an enhanced experience of the drink, and also, I hope, create a moment of beauty through the sensual simplicity of the glass."

Specifications

Size
10 inches x 2.75 inches 
(25.4 cm x 7 cm)

Holds 10 fluid ounces (295 ml)

Materials
Glass (lead-free crystal)

Made in
Sweden
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