What’s in a Glass

These unique wine glasses are designed to enhance the flavors and aromas for different types of wine.

There’s an alchemy that occurs when wine comes into contact with air—a reaction between alcohol and oxygen that unleashes the wine’s complex flavors and aromas. When we tasted our way through some of California’s best wines (see Feature: The New California Wine), we encountered glasses designed to enhance the flavors and aromas of particular varietals. Here’s a survey of some of the best of them: See Photo Gallery.