13 Beautiful Drinking Glasses You Need for Entertaining
Though it may seem like you don’t need any glasses beyond your 8-ounce water cups and one set of wine glasses, we’re here to tell you otherwise. There’s Champagne flutes for toasts and special occasions; Old Fashioned glasses, for the cocktail of the same name; pitchers and decanters to store your drinks; and even shot glasses, depending on the party. We’ve picked some of our favorite drinking glasses, hand-painted and thoughtfully designed—scroll through to see what to add to your shopping cart.
White Wine Decanter
This piece looks delicate but is actually dishwasher safe, and adds an elegant touch to any tablescape.
Schott Zwiesel Air White Wine Decanter, $150 at surlatable.com
Crystal Wine Glasses
These glasses are as well-crafted as they are beautiful. They are break, chip and scratch resistant, meaning the crystal will last you years and years (yes, in the dishwasher too).
Schott Zwiesel Pure Pinot Noir Glasses, Set of 6, $67 at williams-sonoma.com
Every proper home bar needs a set of old-fashioned glasses, and these patterns esure you're telling your drinks apart too.
Cut Glass Double Old-Fashioned Glasses, Set of 4, $36 at crateandbarrel.com
Save these pretty gold goblets for a special occasion.
Water Goblets, Set of 4, $205.00 at neimanmarcus.com
Made from recycled glass, this pitcher is one-of-a-kind and perfect for the dinner table during all seasons.
Soho Home x Anthropologie Barcelona Pitcher, $38 at anthropologie.com
If you hate a weak foam on your stout, this perfectly design glass is the solution. Serious beer drinkers will love these as a gift.
Monti Frosted Stout Beer Glasses (Set of 4), $85 at food52.com
The pattern on these glasses was inspired by traditional gelatin molds, according to Barneys. (There’s also a pink color available, if that’s more your style.)
Kartell Jellies Large Glass, $30 each at barneys.com
This carafe is all sleek lines, with a hint of gold and rose.
Waterfall Carafe, $68 at anthropologie.com
This cocktail jug holds 49 ounces, so it’s perfect for small get-togethers and dinner parties.
William Yeoward Corrine Cocktail Jug and Spoon, $190 at neimanmarcus.com
Make those shooters a little more special with a quality set of shot glasses.
Patina Vie Vintage Floral Shot Glasses, Set of 4 $98, at anthropologie.com
We’re getting garden party vibes with these pink flutes, which are meant to “echo the subtle shades of sorbet,” according to Saks.
LSA Sorbet Two-Piece Champagne Flute Set, $28.50 (was $38) at saksfifthavenue.com
Double-Wall Beer Glasses
Maintain the perfect beer temperature the whole time you're sipping with a double walled glass. They're dishwasher-safe and the set comes with two pilsner and two pint style glasses.
ZWILLING J.A. Henckels 4-Piece Double Wall Beer Glass Set, $40 at saksfifthavenue.com
Step up your next wine night with this chic decanter, handblown with a modern design.
Anna Karlin Handblown Decanter, $175 at food52.com