David M. Bueker wrote:Unless you trust them to the dishwasher (which I never do) they are nearly impossible to hold for cleaning. I've broken more stemless glasses in two years than stemmed glasses in 10. I thought they were a very cool idea, but now I hate them.
Isaac wrote:For myself, the answer is that I prefer stems in most cases. I lived in Italy for a little while, though, so I'm not absolutely against stemless glasses for wine.
Cam Wheeler wrote:Really like them;
Much easier when transporting to offlines at restaurants (or picnics) where the glassware is sub-standard.
Gary Barlettano wrote:When I lived in Germany, many restaurants used stemless glasses for wine, but these glasses had a handle. They looked like a tea glass, i.e. something like this:
This form gives the stability of a stemless glass, the ability to swirl, and the fingers do not touch the bowl!