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Class up your Zoom happy hour with our chic glassware edit

by Megan Burns
23rd May 2020

Make sure your socially-distant weekend drinks with friends are suitably stylish with this chic glassware, whether you’re a whiskey aficionado or a lover of cocktails.

It’s the weekend, and we’re not letting a pandemic get in the way of having drinks with friends. Zoom happy hours are taking place across the country, and give us the chance to socialise safely in the comfort of our own homes.

However, if you’re sipping wine out of a chipped tumbler or a margarita out of a mug, now is the time to up your glassware game. Here is our edit of glassware for every occasion.

For bubbles

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For the most elegant way to sip Champagne, (or let’s be realistic — Prosecco), these coupe glasses have a rose-tinted base and a gold rim. Simply fabulous, darling. Set of two Champagne coupe €25, available to pre-order from April and the Bear.

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If you prefer a more minimalist Champagne coupe, then these delicately rippled glasses are for you. Make sure to sit in front of a nonchalantly neutral background to complete the look. Set of two Ripple Champagne Saucers €42, Industry & Co.

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If you prefer a flute for your bubbles, this recycled glass one from French Connection is more interesting than your average clear offering. Recycled glass Champagne flute €14, French Connection.

For cocktail lovers 

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Gin lovers know that no glass is too big, giving plenty of space for a generous serving and loads of garnishes. Giant Green Gin Glass €18, Oliver Bonas.

If a martini is your tipple of choice, make sure it looks the part in one of these effortlessly chic glasses. Set of two Mixologist martini glasses, €37, Amara.

With a subtle amber hue, this cocktail glass is suitable for a whole host of cocktails. Amber Mouthblown Cocktail Glass €16.99, Trouva.

For your favourite wine

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These squat wine glasses feel less formal than their long-stemmed counterparts, and their moody blue shade and interesting irregularities make them feel cooler, too. Bubbles wine glass €5.99, Zara Home.

If you want something more traditional, these wine glasses from Littala are undeniably elegant. Set of two Essence wine glasses €33.99, Trouva.

Beautiful in its simplicity, this goblet glass is perfect for laid-back wine sipping. Coteau Glassware €5.50, Article.

For whiskey sippers

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Inspired by the markings of ogham script, the early Irish alphabet, these hand-cut tumblers are made in Waterford by master craftsman Eamonn Terry. A piece special enough to keep for a lifetime. Cló Tumbler 2 €85, Criostal na Rinne.

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The sleek design of this tumbler means it can be used everyday, yet would still do justice to a nice whiskey. Faceted tumbler €3.99, Zara Home.

Featured image: April and the Bear

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