When cleaning wine glasses make sure not to let a water spot dry on the crystal glassware, it will leave a stain. Here are tips no how to clean wine glasses easily, and leave them sparkling.
Crystal glassware is porous, and will absorb smells easily, so use fragrance-free detergent. If you’re going to leave your dish-cleaning till the morning, be sure to add water to all your dirty glasses, this will keep the wine from evaporating and leaving a stain.
- Clean wine glasses by hand with a sponge (soft side) and warm soapy water.
- Focus scrub delicately on the rim of glass and on any hand prints on the outside of the bell.
- Rinse and sterilize glass in a bath of 1 Tbsp bleach / 1 Gallon of water.
- Dry and polish, to remove any finger prints or water spots from the wine glass.
Wine Glass Cleaning Brush
There are a variety of options in the market wine glass cleaning brushes. They may range from $8 to $13, another option is to use a baby bottle brush, which may cost around $3. When purchasing a brush, take in consideration how soft the bristles are. The brush should clean without scratching your crystal wine glasses.