These items are difficult to load into the dishwasher, and they take up a lot of space in your cupboards.
It is easy to pour yourself too much to fill the entire glass.
The trend towards extra large wine goblets could be ending.
John Lewis suggests that there may be an end to the desire for large wine goblets.
Over the past decades, wine glasses have gotten larger and bigger over time.
But research from John Lewis has found that sales of small glasses – which it defines as 250ml or less – have risen 13 per cent in the past 12 months.
This shift seems to have also reached the pubs, as many offer 125ml instead of 175ml.
Britons may have made a conscious choice to eat smaller amounts to improve their health and well-being.
According to the BMJ, wine glasses have grown sixfold in size from 70ml per bottle in 1700 up to 450ml by 2017.
The average bottle size increased from 180ml 1950 to 300ml 2000, as more wine was available.
A Cambridge University study found that people drink more wine from restaurants when it comes in bigger glasses.
A wine glass should be filled to its widest part, between a third and half full, according to Debrett’s, the authority on etiquette.
A Cambridge University study found that people are more likely to consume wine from larger glasses in restaurants.
The report’s senior author Professor Dame Theresa Marteau said this likelihood increased if people were pouring their own wine.
According to her, the university has begun a study about the impact of banning 250ml portions of wine from bars.