With warmer weather soon upon us, we’re already starting to think about chilled beverages we can enjoy in the sun — and how best to drink them.
Last week, we gave you a round-up of the best hard seltzers to crack open this summer. And this week, we’re sharing with you the best budget Champagne glasses you can buy that still look expensive. Aren’t you oh-so-lucky you have us? (You are.)
Kmart Everyday Flute Glasses, $4.50/6 pack
At a total cost of $4.50, this pack of six glasses works out to be less than $1 per glass. Bonus: they’re dishwasher safe.
The low and wide shape of these glasses makes them look modern, while also allowing you to use them as a bowl for serving delicious desserts.
Ikea Sallskaplig champagne coupe, $16/4 pack
“They look amazing, especially with an espresso martini in them,” one user wrote on IKEA’s site about these timeless Champagne coupes. “Beautiful retro crystal design,” they added.
Kmart Santorini Flutes, $10/6 pack
A step up from Kmart’s everyday flute glasses, these feature European-made glass and are also dishwasher-safe.
Kmart Café Flute Glasses, $12/6 pack
Similar to Kmart’s Santorini Flutes, these glasses are a little thinner. One user wrote on Kmart’s site of them: “Great sturdy flutes and cheap, won’t cry if they break”.
Target Capri Flute Glasses, $15/6 pack
“Nice shape and size. A very nice glass to drink out of,” one user wrote on Target’s website about these Capri flute glasses. Another added: “They look more expensive than they are.”
Target Gold Rim Flute Glasses, $15/6 pack
The gold rim design on these makes them seem far pricier than they are.
Ikea Storsint Champagne Glass, $20/6 pack
These glasses look like it’s made with traditional crystal, but it’s made with crystalline ― a lead-free and strong alternative with a clear brilliance and a fine tone when you clink your glasses. The tall flute model also allows for plenty of space for bubbles.
Each Champagne glass in the Konunslig series is mouthblown by a skilled craftsperson. Its tall, slender shape keeps bubbles alive for longer, enhancing your experience of the Champagne or sparkling wine.
Bunnings Salisbury & Co Unbreakable Champagne Flute, $29.95/4 pack
Lightweight and shatterproof, these flutes can be used for camping, picnics and outdoor dining.