Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The big Z



Well, well, well, if it isn't Zalto... Yes, someone showed up on my doorstep this morning, at long last. Big box, very light, and I attacked it with a pair of scissors.



No, it wasn't, as labeled, six Bordeaux glasses, but rather a pair of champagne flutes.

First reaction: Oh? That's it? So small and light and not in some way the splendid grail of wine-glassery.

But of course, we'll have to give them the chance to prove their mettle. Heading down to the cellar soon to fetch something I can chill for this evening...

To be continued...

8 comments:

Nancy Deprez said...

Very beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Congratulation Sharon, welcome to the club!
Only Champagne stemware?

A friend in Copenhagen wrote me today that he will also get his Zalto stemware in a few days. A real Zalto obsession broke out......

Have fun,
Martin
www.berlinkitchen.com

Anonymous said...

P.S. Another friend in Copenhagen, "Toga" is soo impressed by the performance of this champagne glass that he ordered 6 more. BTW, he is a real Champagne expert. And he has at home the famous Juhlin Champagne stemware.

noble pig said...

Oh beautiful. I adore my Reidel Sommeliar stemware. It adds just another dimension to the beloved beverage, especially the thin glass.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sharon,

My name is Shannon and I'm the editorial assistant at Foodbuzz.com. Following up on a recent email invitation to be a part of our newly launched Foodbuzz Featured Publisher program, I just want to reiterate that I am very impressed with the quality of your posts. I would love to send you more details about the program, so if you are interested, please email me at Shannon@foodbuzz.com.


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Sharon said...

Martin, yes, only Champagne for now... I want to see if it's worth the hype. And not only do I have hype to contend with, I have the impatience built up over 6 weeks waiting for the whole process to go through!

Unfortunately, I haven't gotten the chance to try them out yet, and I'm going away for the weekend. Well, a Monday evening Champagne party at home (for two) is not a bad thing, either...

Shannon, I will drop you a line.

peter said...

Sharon, glad they arrived. I'm drinking a Roederer Brut Premier out of a Zalto as I type. Still prefer the Les #4, but the Zalto is a nice glass to behold.

Hardy said...

Sharon,
Looks great. Is that whole box just for 2 flutes. That's heavy-duty.