Ravenscroft Crystal combines the qualities of experienced European craftsmen with a modern understanding of how the shape of a wine glass can significantly enhance the tasting experience. Ravenscroft glassware designs are developed out of the deepest respect for great wine and are hand blown in nearly 30 different styles; each of which are the result of thousands of years of glass making trial-and-error. Their ultimate goal is to enhance the bouquet and taste of the wine or spirit for which it was made.
Ravenscroft's mission is to produce the most transparent, lightweight wine glasses possible. Their delicate stemware delivers a whisper-light, sensuous hand and mouth feel. Each glass is shaped to perfectly control the palate attack, delivering a pure essence with minimal distraction.
Recently, scientists discovered the dangers of lead crystal, most significantly when storing wine and spirits for an extended period in decanters, allowing lead to leach into the contents.
The public has come to realize that lead-free crystal is the future of the glass industry and Ravenscroft is the world's leading manufacturer of hand-made, pure, clean, lead-free crystal for fine wine and spirits... more on 'Who is Ravenscroft Crystal'