To me this one is a no brainer. My favorite cocktail is a vodka martini, so chic little martini glasses are never far from my reach. I like the classic, sleek look of the triangular yet functional glass. A complete bar will have martini glasses because you can serve tons of different drinks in them, not just the gin or vodka martini. They also make great presentation for layered desserts and puddings. I personally prefer the good old fashioned glass like the one from Crate & Barrel ($8.95) pictured at left. However if you are looking for an exotic martini glass, read more
Ball-stem martini glasses are trendy and popular and perfect for a party. I love these artistic ones by Flirtini. Makes me totally want one-both the glass and the drink. At $99 for a six pack of glasses it's a little more pricey but when you think of the glasses as a work of art and something that will be in your bar forever it's worth it.
Totally swanky are these martini stemless insulated with ice martini cups. Your drink will remain perfectly chilled in this inventive little glass that doubles as a dip holder. 2 packs start at $35.00.