Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
> Image wine_glass-surreal.jpg is a trick photo that was posted in the
neat. (both images)
> Turns out there are between 18 and 35 types of wine glasses, depending
> on whom you ask. To simplify things a bit, there is an ISO standard for
> wine tasting glasses (boy, there is an ISO standard for *everything,*
> isn't there?), but it is considerably different than the 4 wine glasses
> in the last paragraph and the attached images. Who knew wine glasses
> would be so complicated!
> One thing is clear from the various specs I found: The glass should be
> much thinner at the rim than I made it--even though I tried to reproduce
> the thickness in the photograph.
isn't that "thin rim" thing a white + sparkling wines (and brandy) thing, not
reds? (from one tea-total to another :-))
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