Unique (but utterly essential) items that will spice up any bar.
Our Favorite Barware
Is there really such a thing as a fully stocked bar? We are not so sure, but these items will make any home's watering hole just a bit more complete.
Sundance Rain Tumblers
Ocean hues and a gently bubbled pattern make Sundance's Rain Tumblers look like sea glass.
Price: $28/set of 4
Alessi Parrot Corkscrew
Design whimsy in a practical item, made of plastic and polished aluminum, with a Teflon-coated worm.
Shop: Unica Home
Sagaform Club Champagne Glasses
Swedish design firm Sagaform puts a modern, colorful spin on Champagne flutes.
Price: $20/set of 2
Shop: Unica Home
Vagabond House Antler Corkscrew
But no deer were harmed in the making of this rustic cork-screw: The antlers were naturally shed.
Shop: Vagabond House
See Mix Drink by Brian D. Murphy
A picture book for the soon-to-be-pickled: Each recipe illustrates the proper proportion of ingredients and includes simple visual instructions for mixing. Healthy bonus: nutrition analysis for each drink.
Shop: Hachette Book Group
Billy Cotton Goblet Wine and Water Glasses
The perfect proportions of Billy Cotton's tulip-shaped water and wineglasses will make a welcome addition to any table.
Shop: Billy Cotton
Fiesta Tervis Tumblers
Double-walled Tervis Tumblers protect the wood. Made in Florida, designed to match your Fiesta dinnerware
Price: $12 each
Moser Cubism Tumblers
Multifaceted Cubism tumblers have great heft.
SodaStream Fountain Jet
In the old days, a little CO2 capsule in a syphon shot bubbles into cocktails. Now there's a machine for that. SodaStream's home carbonation system puts the fizz in water. Feeling silly, we couldn't help experimenting with whiskey, red wine, and—kids would love it—milk!
Orbix Hotglass Curly Pitcher
Orbix's 12-inch-tall Curly glass pitchers rival the best of Murano, but each is actually handblown in Alabama. Available in 13 colors.
Shop: Orbix Hotglass
Evergreen Clear Goblets
Gorgeous goblets were once Bordeaux bottles.
Price: $65/set of 4
Michael Wainwright Gold Stemware
Italian-inspired stemware from Massachusetts tableware designer Michael Wainwright.
Shop: Neiman Marcus