Pigott's wine v the rest, and some glasses
7 Sep 2010 by Jancis Robinson
I made at least four great wine discoveries on Sunday when in Berlin for the VDP's centenary . One of them wasn't a wine at all but a set of particularly fine, handblown wine glasses. Zalto glasses were used for Stuart Pigott's launch in Berlin of his very own Müller-Thurgau in aid of HIV/Aids in South Africa (see www.weinhilft.de ) and it was difficult not to feel the spirits lift as one of these delicate, super-light glasses was pressed into my hand. Although the Zalto family were originally Venetian, the glasses are made on the northern border of Austria and over the border in the Czech Republic and contain no lead so...

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