Your glass will last generations with some simple care instructions.
A proven old fashion cleaning agent for glass is equal parts distilled water, white vinegar and isopropyl alcohol – thanks Granny! It’s all natural and best results shine through when applied with a lint free cloth.
We know the temptation to cheers is ever constant but limiting contact with other glasses will prevent scratches and chipping so you can celebrate with them long into the future. This goes for contact in the dishwasher too, give them sufficient space.
For fine tableware such as wine glasses we recommend handwashing and placing it on its lip to drain the water from the hard to reach bottom of the cone. Place on foot when storing. If you must dishwash, read on…
Know your dishwasher design and use the tines to secure glasses so water won’t rattle the glasses and in due course chip or scratch them. Likewise inform yourself on the best products to use for maintaining shine in your glassware. A dishwasher engineer (they’d know, right?) explains in this NY Times Article how prewashing dishes provokes detergents to seek out and cloud glasses, as there is minimal food mess for the enzymes to feed off.
Never transition a glass from hot to cold liquid or vice-versa, as this will cause stress.