There are few sweeter ways to spend the time than relaxing with good friends and a great glass of wine. Only, hold that thought, because one product can make the experience even better:
the best unbreakable wine glasses.
In this day and age of tech advancements popping up everywhere, there's no reason why anyone should have to clean up glass poolside from a wine glass you knocked over while laughing too hard at a joke. These glasses make it possible to forget what you're holding and focus on having fun — pinky swear, even
the wine snobs in your life will love owning these glasses.
shatterproof wine glasses are made from higher quality plastics, like tritan, or plastic substitutes, like polymer. You'll find the majority in this category are stemless and slightly smaller than their traditionally sized counterparts — but stemmed glasses are still an option, as well. If plastic isn't your favorite material, stainless steel is another popular choice — one that, in some cases, can provide an insulating component that keeps wine chilled for hours. And one of the most sought-after indestructible wine glasses is the silicone wine glass, which is so flexible you can literally toss it inside of your luggage and forget about it.
Grab a set of these
unbreakable wine glasses and sit back, relax, and enjoy your wine anywhere — even poolside while children and dogs run around.
Colorful Insulated Wine Glasses To Keep Drinks Chilled For Hours
Get two amazing benefits from one shatterproof glass: These
unbreakable stemless tumblers also happen to be insulated and a dream come true if you prefer your wine cold. Crafted from high-grade stainless steel, they keep beverages chilled up to 9 hours (and warm drinks hot for three hours — perfect for apple cider). They have a non-slip bottom and a clear, spill-resistant lid — just pop it on when your dog comes around to prevent merlot from getting on your carpet. These glasses are versatile and can be used for other beverages like coffee and cocktails, come in a variety of pretty colors, and last forever (provided you wash them by hand). What fans say: "As a wine connoisseur, this stainless steel wine tumbler was a much needed addition to my collection. The top secures nicely and is in fact leak proof. The double wall insulates the cup and keeps beverages cold for a very long time. It also fits in one hand nicely and I much prefer the stemless glasses. I got the rose gold and the color is beautiful. Makes a great gift."
Silicone Wine Glasses That Belong At All Of Your Parties
Breakable wine glasses and outdoor barbecues are a terrible combination. Why risk the possibility of having to clean up broken glass when these flexible
silicone wine glasses exist? These shatterproof glasses are made from non-stick silicone that is dishwasher safe, and of course, you can use them for much more than just wine. Storing these glasses is much easier than doing so with their glass counterparts, too — they actually fit inside of one another and can be stacked without worrying about them breaking.
Some reviewers say they freeze these glasses before filling them with vino, while others rave about how well these travel — bring them in your luggage and you can celebrate anywhere you roam.
What fans say: "These are awesome! They are made with the really nice silicone that doesn't leave a funny flavor in whatever you're drinking out of them, they are very sturdy for being so portable/foldable. I'm a klutz and have broken three of the four glass stemless wine glass set that I previously owned and I had tried the really cheap ones from china which left a weird taste and were not near as sturdy/durable, so I was a little skeptical about these but I am just so glad I spent a little extra money, they were a great buy and I'm going to get another set as soon as I can. [...] "
Tritan Plastic Wine Glasses That Look Like Glass
If tumblers will never be wine glasses in your mind, these
unbreakable stemmed versions are the ideal compromise. They're made from a material called Tritan, which is a durable BPA-free plastic that you could easily mistake for glass. They are so solid they won't warp or break in the dishwasher (top rack only) and won't lose their shine after several washes, which is something that often happens to plastic. They won't dent like stainless steel either, and they also can be tossed into your luggage for trips.
One reviewer put these
glasses to the ultimate test — he actually bashed on one using a mini sledgehammer (there's even a video to prove it, if you don't believe me). And nothing at all happened — he is still happily using them to enjoy vino. What fans say: "If you didn’t know these wine glasses were plastic, you’d swear they were glass!!!! I was so pleased with the look and durability of these glasses! We were always weary of using glass wine glasses by the pool, but now have no worries, as these glasses look beautiful & are completely worry free for all of our pool parties. Couldn’t be more pleased!"
A Polymer Wine Glass With A Thumb Dimple For A Better Grip
Made from food-safe, BPA-free flexible polymer, these
unbreakable wine glasses have a thumb dimple that's more than just cute — it makes maintaining a firm grip a whole lot easier. Similar to crystal, these glasses reflect the color and aromatics of wine for a better drinking experience — though some reviewers say they're better for every day table wines and can distort the taste of fine wine and champagne. Reviewers caution that, even though these glasses are technically dishwasher safe, they'll last longer without warping if you wash them by hand. Overall, these are an excellent choice for outside parties and events with kids and pets. What fans say: "These glasses are the bomb. I was skeptical about plastic wine glasses but after breaking a few too many and needing glasses for the deck and the lake I took a chance and I LOVE them. They are lightweight, the thumb rest is so comfortable and they are dishwasher safe. Perfect for casual drinking! If we are drinking a really nice wine we still use the crystal ones but otherwise I find myself reaching for these."
Stainless Steel Stemless Wine Glasses That'll Last Forever
stainless steel stemless wine glasses are for anyone who loves the idea of never, ever breaking another wine glass, but who would rather not risk smelling plastic while trying to enjoy a quality wine. Completely free of chemicals like BPAs and lead, which can be found in some plastic glasses, these won't rust, are safe in the dishwasher, and can be chilled ahead of time. They have a solid base and are ergonomically designed so that they're easier to hold.
Some reviewers do note that the lip on these glasses was a little sharp and another notes that with cold drinks, condensation does make them a bit slippery.
What fans say: "They are unbreakable. Good, strong and hard to spill. Can be chilled for white wine or cocktails." Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.