The Riedel Riddle

I’m not sure why I actually went along at last week’s Riedel glass seminar with the speaker’s suggestion to taste Coca-Cola out of the manufacturer’s new designer glass. Isn’t coke a democratic drink you enjoy most drinking directly with your lips pursed around that iconic bottle after you lift that crown – just as the soft drink company used to make people believe in the good ol’ days?

Perhaps the Austrian glassmaking family has become guilty of diversifying just a little too much  since I  first attended a Riedel wine glass seminar twelve years ago.

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