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Registry Basics: Bar and Glassware

Registry Basics: Bar and Glassware

Essential equipment to put on your wedding registry to properly equip your “new” kitchen

Having the proper glassware is a must for every household. We'll walk you through on the essentials to register for, then suggest some additional more decorative pieces and tools that you'll want to pull out when hosting a party or for another special occasion.

As a rule, we don’t suggest spending tons of money on your everyday juice and tall drinking glasses — they will inevitably break. Pick a classic style that’s easily replaceable and feels good in your hand. Then accent the basics with some more fun pieces to use for entertaining — we think any departure from using your everyday wine or water glasses marks an occasion as special.

While you don’t need all of the glasses we mention (though if you have room…), be sure to have what suits your taste and style of entertaining. If wine and cheese nights are a common event, be sure to have plenty of wine glasses and water tumblers on hand (a decanter for that prize bottle of Port is good to have, too). Every newlywed couple should have Champagne flutes, too, for serving up bubbly brunch cocktails. If barbecuing in the backyard is more your style, a drink dispenser is essential. Love martinis and gimlets? Be sure to get some special martini glasses. And everyone should have a reliable bottle opener and ice bucket.

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The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar


The Best Drinking Glass

After considering 50 options and spending more than 60 hours testing, we think the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the best all-purpose drinking glass for most people. It’s durable, lightweight, and available in a variety of sizes, and in our tests it repeatedly survived counter-height drops onto a marble floor. The classic bistro styling of the Bormioli glass pairs nicely with almost any dinnerware, making it suitable for all occasions.

Our pick

Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar