Why do Wine Glasses have Stems?

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Wine glasses have stems to make it easier to hold them. For white wines that are meant to be chilled, stems keep your fingers off the actual wine glass, making the wine stay cool longer. You can buy stemless wine glasses for red wine. These wine glasses use your hand's heat to warm up the red wine, which is meant to be room temperature.
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Wine glasses have stems, because if they didn't, you wouldn't be able to sit them down, without them falling over. All kidding aside, the stem is there, just for looks, and to be able to carry more than one wine glass at a time, by not smearing the glass with fingerprints.
Wine glasses are designed with stems for multiple reasons. Besides providing a great way to grip the glass, it also give the glass a formal elegance.
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