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Magazine Archives: Jun 30, 2006

Epic Story of Riedel Glass

Owen Dugan
Issue: June 30, 2006

Don't expect a photo essay on wineglasses in Riedel. Instead, this new book recounts the dramatic history of the Riedel family's glass business on the occasion of the company's 250th anniversary. The revolutionary Austrian producer of varietal-specific wineglasses that are now widely imitated, the Riedel family had its start in the glassmaking business in a Bohemian forest.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2006.

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