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.
Your run-of-the mill pint glasses are about to get an upgrade with this set, specially designed to enhance the flavors of several different beers, including Pilsners and IPAs.
Elevated Beer Tasters Set by Daniele 'Danne' Semeraro, $100 at uncommongoods.com
Step up your next wine night with this chic decanter, handblown with a modern design.
Anna Karlin Handblown Decanter, $175 at food52.com
Save these pretty gold goblets for a special occasion.
Water Goblets, Set of 4, $205.00 at neimanmarcus.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
Murano glass is famed for its beauty and high quality, so treat yourself to this sleek purple pitcher, hand-made in Italy.
NasonMorretti Dandy Glass Pitcher, $350 at barneys.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
White Wine Glasses
These glasses are hand-painted, giving them a lovely pearlescent finish.
LSA Set of Four Pearl White Wine Glasses, $52.50 (was $70) at saksfifthavenue.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
Red Wine Glass
If you feel like splurging, this red wine glass from Baccarat adds effortless elegance to your table.
Baccarat Eve Harcourt Red Wine Glass, $200 each at neimanmarcus.com
Pitcher and Hand Tumbler Trio
Hand-painted floral designs and soft lavender hues make this pitcher and tumbler trio perfect for spring.
Patina Vie Vintage European Hand-Paint Pitcher and Tumbler Trio, $328 at anthropologie.com
Trade out your souvenir shot glasses (or keep them safe on the shelf) for this gold, vintage set from Anthropologie, made by Patina Vie in Wisconsin.
Patina Vie Vintage Gold Luster Shot Glasses, Set of 4, $128 at anthropologie.com