It is a common myth that it’s best to wash stemmed drinking glasses by hand. A lot of people believe that dishwashers turn glasses cloudy, or can break wine glasses in the wash. Since all glasses are different however, they can’t be washed in the same way. The many different variations in shapes, size and thicknesses need to be reflected in approach you take, as the way you position, stack and order glasses will help ensure their safety and avoid breakages.
Our simple guide below investigates the reason that there is so much variation in some of these drinking glasses, as well as providing some tips on how to ensure they can be washed safely and effectively.