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Zalto Universal Crystal Wine Glasses
"...as fragile as new born fawns and as tough and unbreakable as Wolverine"
If you are not already familiar with the titan of teutonic glassware – Zalto, then now is the opportunity. Very limited production and healthy demand means these are not widely available and yet they are a must have for serious (or even frivolous) wine drinkers.
Each crystal glass is mouth blown and unusually but significantly the stem and bowl are formed together. This and subsequent slow cooling means that despite looking as fragile as new born fawns they are as tough and unbreakable as Wolverine.
The elegant look is matched by a similarly silken sipping experience, the thinness of the glass transmitting the wine into your mouth almost as though the walls had just melted away. The comments of other prominent fans are below and it’s worth noting that fine wine members' club 67 Pall Mall uses Zalto glasses exclusively throughout (thousands of them!)…
“What I love is that Zalto glasses are the thinnest and most delicate glasses I have come across, yet seem springy and almost elastic in the hand” Jancis Robinson, FT
“These are, truly, the best I’ve ever used.” Andrew Jefford, Decanter
“Zalto are beautiful to look at and they feel finessed, which has the effect of refining the whole drinking experience.” Victoria Moore, Daily Telegraph
SOMMELIER SELECTION, ‘LAST FEW’ AND GIFTS
These lovely wines and gifts are stored in our cellar in Clapham, ready for immediate dispatch (and drinking)! If we have less than 12 bottles, the display will show the number available today. If you’d like more than the number shown, or it’s shown as ‘Out of Stock’ / ‘Email to order’, just call us or drop us an email to confirm your order and delivery schedule, as our winemakers send us fresh stocks frequently.
Standard Delivery takes 2-3 working days and costs £7.50 for orders under £75. Orders over £75 are subject to FREE Standard Delivery. Standard and Express Delivery is available for most mainland UK postcodes as listed in our T&Cs. Express Delivery costs £12.50. Express delivery orders over £75 are £5.
For Express Delivery (next working day) orders need to be placed before 1pm. Orders placed after 1pm will be received after two business days. Orders placed for next day delivery after 1pm on a Friday and before 1pm on a Monday will be delivered on Tuesday. Orders placed on a Bank Holiday will be similarly processed the day after the Bank Holiday and delivered the following day.
Same Day Delivery costs £20. This option is available to most London postcodes as listed in our T&Cs, if ordered by 1pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). If ordered after 1pm, you will receive your order on the next working day. We may be able to organise a speedy courier for you, so please call or email us if you have special requests. What a great way to get that wine to your office or home for the evening!
Our Club Offers may take longer to ship, as we collect all of our members’ orders together before ordering them from the winemaker. The expected delivery timelines for each product should be specified on the product page. Otherwise, please contact us for the information. Deliveries for most Club Offers, including En Primeur deliveries are charged at £15 per order. For more information about In Bond wines, click here.
Deliveries for the wines on our Grower List cost £25, and can take 2-3 weeks. Please let us know if you have an urgent request and we’ll do our best to help.
International deliveries are subject to international delivery fees specific for each country, which will be added at checkout based on the country of your delivery address. If you are shipping to outside of Europe, and to find out more about International Delivery fees please email firstname.lastname@example.org.