Stemware is drinkware that stands on stems above a base. It is usually made from glass, but may be made from ceramics or metals. The stem allows the drinker to hold the glass without affecting the temperature of the drink.[1]

18th century stemware from the museum at Frederiksborg Palace, Denmark

Stemware includes:


  • Rinker, Harry L. (1997). Stemware of the 20th Century: The Top 200 Patterns (1st ed.). New York: House of Collectibles. ISBN 9780676600841. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  • Cech, Mary; Schact, Jennie (2005). The Wine Lover's Dessert Cookbook: Recipes and Pairings for the Perfect Glass of Wine. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. ISBN 9780811842372.

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