What is the difference between red wine and white wine glasses?!

Question: What is the difference between red wine and white wine glasses!?
I'm not a drinker, so I have no idea!
But, I do know that I have some white wine glasses that I'd like to sell!.!.!. :)Www@FoodAQ@Com

White wine glasses tend to have a small bowl!. Red wine glasses tend to have a wider bowl - this allows the aroma of the wine to be fully appreciated once it is swirled in the glass!. Red wine glasses as a rule are also slightly bigger, allowing extra room for the bouquet to build up inside the glass so it can be fully appreciated!.

More information below!.


Red wine glasses are larger and have a wider arc in the bowl of the glass, that is they're more bowl shaped!. White wine glasses are taller and more narrow!. The tallest and most narrow are dessert wine glasses and champagne flutes!.

The reason reds are wider is so there's more surface exposed to the air!. They also don't concentrate the smells when you bring them up to you nose!.

There are glasses that are essentially either, you see them at wine-tastings and wineries!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Glasses for red wine are characterized by their rounder, wider bowl, which gives the wine a chance to breathe!. White wine glasses are generally narrower, although not as narrow as champagne flutes, with somewhat straight or tulip-shaped sides!. The narrowness of the white wine glass allows the chilled wine to retain its temperature!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

i haven't a clue, i'm not sure it really matters nowadays as there are so many novelty glasses and all different shapes and sizes!.
yrs ago when etiquette was 'the thing' i guess it was important!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Red wine glasses are clear and white wine glasses can be colored!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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