Some manufacturers claim their wineglasses are dishwasher-safe—but are they? We ran our picks through 20 cycles. Here are our favorites that withstood the test.

October 01, 2008

Traditional

Etched “Shower” from Martha Stewart for Wedgwood has hand-cut raindrops. From $37; macys.com.

  • Extra Tall The “Oxygen” from Lenox is long-stemmed yet still break-resistant. $58 for four; lenox.com.

  • Indian Influence For his line of “Jaipur” glasses from Waterford, Michael Aram was inspired by the Indian city’s colonial architecture. $80; waterford.com.

    Stemless

    Stemless Glasses

    Space Saver The compact and narrow “Essence” from Iittala (left) fits snugly in dishwasher racks. $40 a pair; bloomingdales.com.

  • The Classic The “O” (middle) from Riedel popularized stemless. From $24 a pair; williams-sonoma.com.

  • Budget Buy This glass (right) from Fishs Eddy is well-priced enough to buy in bulk. $2.75; fishseddy.com.