Category Archives: Crystal Education

Menu Ideas for Autumn

And just like that, it’s almost autumn. To some, it’s a sad end to summer. But to many, it signals the start of festivities starting with Labor Day followed by Halloween then Thanksgiving. The season of autumn is famous for … Continue reading

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How to Add Elegance to Your Table Setting

We are still in the thick of summer and it’s not yet too late to add to your china collection. Want to add some elegance to your table setting this summer? We suggest the   Hutschenreuther Brighton, which is our featured … Continue reading

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Food and Wine Pairing

Are you preparing to host a cocktail party? Then it is important to know what food goes best with the different kinds of wine.  Here’s a rundown as culled from the Wine Folly site: Dry white wine is best paired … Continue reading

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6 Tips in Decanting Wine

Now that you know Why You Should Decant Your Wine, let’s go to the how: Let the wine bottle stand for at least one night before decanting so the sediment will settle at the bottom of the bottle. Insert your … Continue reading

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Why You Should Decant Your Wine

You probably have the best stemware for your chosen wine by now.  Not yet?  Then read this blog:  How to Select the Best Wine Glass. Now, do you want to know how you can make your wine taste even better?  … Continue reading

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How to Select the Best Wine Glass

In the blog 4 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Crystal Stemware, we have established that crystal works best with wine. But did you know that the shape of the glass you use for your wine also affects how it … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your Crystal

In our blog How to Care for Your China, we discussed the value of china and how proper care is important for its preservation and value appreciation. Today, we’ll focus on caring for your crystal, which follows the same 3 … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Crystal Stemware

Crystal, known for its clarity, has long been used in the service of wine and other spirits. It is the choice of wine connoisseurs because its clear over all appearance allows the drinker to assess the color and viscosity of … Continue reading

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Crystal Clear

Do you want to add some sparkle to your table setting?  Then aside from china and flatware, you must not be without crystal stemware. After all, what are cocktails without the impeccable glassware that only crystal brings? Crystal makes any … Continue reading

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Crystal Care

No matter if you are packing up for a move or storing away for another occasion, it’s important to take care while stowing away your crystal. When you pull your Waterford Baltray or Denby Aurora-Clear our of the box you … Continue reading

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