We hear this sentiment a lot. Especially from folks who are building a complete set of Aurora glassware.
This is something most wine “snobs” don’t get. But it’s a real, scientifically documented phenomenon.
I’ve made it my New Life Resolution to never again take an evening with friends or family for granted.
You often see folks holding red wine this way. But it is not the correct etiquette. The savoir faire know better.
You can’t really see this feature from the photos. You can only appreciate it when you hold your glassware in your hands and feel it sit in your fingers.
This is the way most elegant families service their “house” wine. It removes all the snobbery, and creates an air of mystery and intrigue.
In today’s world of mass-production and instant gratification, needing to wait reassures us that we are investing in genuine art and craftsmanship.
How you choose to serve your drinks reveals so much about you. Subtle cues that most people, miss, but are immediately obvious to distinguished company.
Every piece in the Aurora Collection is an artefact — an exemplar of an art, a tradition, and, some might say, an ethos that may no longer exist in the future.