STANDARD Wines by the Glass in Karim Rashid Designed Bottles

STANDARD, a new chic California Red or Chardonnay wine-by-the-glass, comes in a Karim Rashid designed glass bottle giving it a stylish edge over similar options in the marketplace.

STANDARD Wines by the Glass

Wine by the glass is not a new concept. Several brands have emerged selling single servings of wine, but none as good-looking as the sophisticated design for STANDARD by Karim Rashid.

Wine Innovations, and Zipz packaging provide several single serving wine in PET or Glass sealed containers for their own or custom branded wines.
Stacktek created an innovative way to sell wines by the glass with their stemless stackable wines packaging

The STANDARD Bottle Design:
The patented 187.5ml glass bottles were designed by Karim Rashid in NYC and are made in Antique Green for the white wine and Flint for the red. Each features a Genuine Stelvin® Screw Cap Closure. The bottles were manufactured by standardglass co in partnership with the world’s leading glass container manufacturer, Owens-Illinois, Inc.

We’re not looking to reinvent the way people drink wine, we just want to reinvent the STANDARD associated with a good glass of wine. As options for alternative formats increase, the median level of quality drops in correlation. It’s our mission to remove the compromise associated with smaller formats, deliver generous, quality wines to everyone in an easy to enjoy, non-committal single serving size. And do it with swag, poise, and a youthful eye towards the future whilst remembering the history and heritage that have made California wines what they are today.” – Standard Wines #notsostandard

The Wines:
Balancing fruit, acid, and oak as Sonoma does best, but reborn in its new form.

Bursts of green apple on the nose with hints of fresh honeysuckle and tart lemon crème. The palate is full yet bright and balanced with a touch of vanilla and tropical fruit. A restrained yet present amount of oak is well integrated for present enjoyment.

vintage: 2014
grapes: 100% Chardonnay
taste: Green Apple, Lemon Crème, Honeysuckle
volume: 6.3 oz (187 ml)
Technicals –
AVA: Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast
soil: “Goldridge” soil, a fine, sandy loam only found in RRV and Sonoma
oak: Neutral
ABV: 14.0%

Standard Red
Reminiscent of California’s heritage, but reborn in its new form.

Opens with enticing aromas of ripe blackberries and bittersweet chocolate. Dark red fruit flavors coalesce across the palate with nuances of dried violets and baking spices, finishing with soft, dark-chocolate-like tannins. So much more than one appellation, Standard Red is sourced from Sonoma’s most renowned vineyards.

Vintage: 2013
Grapes: Syrah, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel
Taste: Blackberry, Dark Chocolate, Violets
Volume: 6.3 oz (187 ml)
Technicals –
Vineyard(s): Flying Rooster Ranch Vineyard, Dry Creek Vineyard, Topolos Vineyard
AVA: Sonoma County
Soil: Clay, loam, and alluvial
ABV: 14.5%

The STANDARD wines by the glass have a 6 bottle minimum order. They currently ship within the United States with the following exceptions: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah and Vermont.

They even sell a limited edition enamel pin of the bottle design here:

The new standard in wine, by the glass.

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