We’ll admit, the countless variations of glassware to choose from seem pretty arbitrary. Do you really need both a Burgundy and a Bordeaux glass? Should a highball be used differently than its lower counterpart? Probably not. But matching the shape of a glass to suit a beverage certainly isn’t random. Whether to enhance aroma or to maintain just the right level of fizz, glasses can make a huge difference when it comes to quality. 

But even the most seasoned drinkers wouldn’t want a library of glasses cluttering their cupboards. To help streamline your personal bar, we’ve identified the five most important and versatile shapes to have for your home. From red wine to tequila shots, we've got you covered. Drink responsibly