Where to buy zalto wine glasses

Why are Zalto glasses out of stock?

A furnace critical to the production also had issues in 2020, necessitating a shutdown and a total rebuild. While demand is escalating, all of these delays reveal why we are in the current situation where stock is tough to come by, and we cannot predict when our current backorders will arrive.

Why are Zalto glasses so good?

The bowls of Zalto glasses are ultra-thin and designed at the specific angles of 24°, 48° and 72°. These are, per their website, “in accordance to the tilt angles of the Earth,” which supposedly create “cosmic parallels” that make the wine smell and taste better.

Is Zalto glass or crystal?

Zalto wine glasses were developed by Hans Denk, a famous wine expert in Austria. These finely crafted wine glasses are crystal, lead-free, and handblown. The story goes that the angles of Zalto wine glasses mirror the angles of the tilt angles of the earth: 24 degrees, 48 degrees, and 72 degrees.

Where are Zalto glasses made?


All of the Zalto glasses are lead free. The line is produced by the Zalto Glasshutte in the town of Neunagelberg in Lower Austria, where the art of glass blowing goes back to the early 14th century. The roots of the Zalto family, six generations now in this region, reach back to the famous glass artisans of Venice.

Does Zalto ship to USA?

Can we ship to you? We can ship stemware anywhere in the United States.

Is Zalto factory open?

Zalto – Universal Glass-*factory currently closed due to Covid No ETA – 67 Wine & Spirits.

What are the best wine glasses in the world?

Our Top Picks

  • Best Overall: Schott Zwiesel Pure Collection All-Purpose Wine Glasses.
  • Best Value: Libbey Vineyard Reserve 12-Piece Wine Glass Set.
  • Best for Reds: Made In Red Wine Glass Set.
  • Best for Whites: Riedel Veritas Collection Wine Glasses.
  • Best Stemless: Riedel O Wine Tumbler.
  • Most Versatile: ″The One″ Wine Glass.

Who is Zalto?

He’s the Austrian glassware prodigy responsible for inventing Zalto’s lithe, singular signature glasses—limited-production, hand-blown glasses coveted by a globe of sommeliers. But the last few years have been tough for Kurt Zalto. He was pushed out of the company that bears his name.

Is Zalto lead free?

For example the Zalto Champagne glass weights around 80 gram, because Zalto uses lead-free crystal. Importantly, the wine glass has to be spun as thin as possible.

How do you clean Zalto glass?

It is recommended that Zalto glasses be cleaned in a dishwasher. Hand-washing can add pressure and torque to the bowl, stem and base which can cause breakage and potential injury. When placing the glasses into the dishwasher, do so carefully so there is enough space between glasses and they are secure.

Are Riedel glasses worth it?

As a wine professional I usually opt for Riedel. While the Sommelier series is expensive (about between $70 – $100 per glass), it is exquisite to drink from and worth the investment if possible. With 24% lead crystal, these glasses are extremely fine yet strong and truly do bring out the best in a wine.

Should I buy red or white wine glasses?

While white wines have less body and fewer intense flavors than reds, it still matters what glass you serve them in. In contrast to red wines, light-bodied wines go best in narrow-bowled glasses. This is because the smaller glasses can preserve the fruity flavors by maintaining a cooler temperature.

Where is Grassl glass made?


Grassl stemware is beautiful, mouth-blown crystal made in Slovakia.

Is Zwiesel Glas a good brand?

A special note becomes a brand promise. ZWIESEL GLAS stands out for its unparalleled quality – an exceptional standard that starts with audible characteristics: The sound of toasting with ZWIESEL glasses is unlike any other and has become a distinguishing feature of the brand.

What is the best shape for red wine glasses?

The perfect glass for both types is called a Burgundy glass. It has a bowl that’s extremely wide and round, allowing the maximum surface area of wine to interact with oxygen and the aromas to collect before it tapers towards a smaller opening at the rim.