As a former sommelier, I still love to enjoy a glass of wine on occasion, and I always serve myself in my favorite stemware. I definitely don’t consider myself a wine snob, but I really think that wine just tastes better in a beautiful piece of crystal. (Keep reading for four fun and festive wine spritzer recipes!)
Until now, I’ve been washing my crystal by hand, because I assumed that hand-washing would be the safest way. Unfortunately, I must have heavy hands! I’ve broken so many glasses “trying to be careful” that my own mom told me I should just put them in the dishwasher instead. And you know what? She might just be on to something!
The new Samsung Top Control Chef Collection Dishwasher with WaterWall™ Technology features a portable Flex Glass Rack that is designed specifically to wash your stemware easier and safer than hand-washing. Fewer broken glasses means you can use them on a regular basis without worry!
In addition to cleaning your stemware in the dishwasher, Samsung’s WaterWall™ Technology helps to get all of your dishes, pots, pans, and silverware sparkling clean. An innovative, sweeping wall of water is powerful enough to get rid of that caked on grime, yet gentle enough so you can wash worry-free.
Even better, the Samsung WaterWall™ dishwasher is whisper quiet! So quiet you might even think that you forgot to turn it on!
In my opinion, the best part about being able to wash your best stemware in the dishwasher is that now you can use your favorite glasses more often! I used to spend a lot of extra time carefully (or so I thought!) hand-washing my crystal wine glasses in attempt not to break them. Half the time I ended up breaking them anyway! It made me so nervous that I just kept them put away. Not anymore!
These three easy wine spritzer recipes are perfect for a New Year’s party and perfect to serve in your best stemware:
Looking at these recipes got me in a creative mood, so I whipped up a festive spritzer recipe of my own!
Basil Strawberry Sauvignon Spritzer
- Sauvignon Blanc
- Strawberry Soda
- Fresh Basil
- Fresh Lime and Strawberries for garnish
- Chop basil into thin strips and toss a pinch into the bottom of a wine glass.
- Fill 1/3 of glass with Sauvignon Blanc.
- Fill glass with ice.
- Top with strawberry soda.
- Garnish with a fresh lime twist and sliced strawberries.
Washing my wine glasses in the dishwasher made things so much easier for me and allowed me to actually enjoy using my favorite crystal again. Are you afraid to use your best stemware too? Check out the new Samsung Dishwasher with WaterWall™ Technology and see how it can revolutionize the way you wash your wine glasses (and everything else!)
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Samsung. The opinions and text are all mine.