History of Grassl Glass
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz
Jun 26th Francesco Benvenuto orders Grassl Glasses for the one Michelin Star restaurant IGNIV by Andreas Caminada.
Jun 2nd Casino Bern becomes the first Hospitality business in Switzerland to place Grassl Glass in their various F&B outlets.
May 29th Clos Monopole becomes distributor for Grassl Glass in Thailand.
May 16th Bok and his Team agree to represent Grassl Glass with Fine Wines Singapore.
10K Glasses Sold
May 12th Grassl Glass number ten-thousand is sold.
Simon Maye et Fils: First in Switzerland
Apr 13th Raphael Maye becomes the first Swiss winery to order Grassl Glasses.
Mar 28th Lachlan Macdonald agrees to be official Grassl Glass distributor for Australia.
First French Restaurant
Mar 27th Laurianne, owner of Le Maufoux, becomes the first restaurant in France to use Grassl Glass.
First French winery
Mar 12th Jean Marc Roulot becomes the first winemaker to order personalised Grassl “Liberté” for his tasting room.
Feb 13th Fine wine merchant, Hakgyun Kim, agrees to become Grassl Glass distributor in Korea.
Lodovico Antinori #1 in Italy
Feb 28th Lodovico becomes the first winery in Italy to order Grassl Glass. He placed an order for Liberté and 1855.
Jan 29th Lars Andersson agrees to become exclusive distributor of Grassl Glass in Denmark with his wine company “Les Terroirs du Vin”.
Jan 26th Launch on Wine Bezerkers day. Christopher Freemott sets the bar very high with >1500 glasses sold.
First feature in Magazine “The Gentlemens Journal”
Jan 24th “How to decant wine, according to a top collector” where Grassl Glass is first feature in a magazine. Click the link to article.
Dec 10th - Dec 12th Testing of the glasses with winemakers, Technical directors and owners. Oliver Campadieu (Château Palmer), Pauline Vauthier (Château Ausone) and others.
First Discussion with Jean Marc Roulot
Nov 12th At an Event in the French Embassy, Jean-Marc made his first comments on the Liberté prototype. As a result, proportions of the glass were slightly changed.
Dec 12th First Delivery of final shapes
Nov 15th Final decisions of changes on the prototype glasses
Oct 17th First Prototype glasses produced
Oct 10th First Prototype Sketches on the computer
2012 - 2017
The search for the ideal wine glasses continues. Initial ideas for purpose built wine glasses begin to form.