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Riedel Glas

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Address: Weissachstrasse 28-34, Kufstein 6330, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 5372 64896
09:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours




From such a short distance off the highway, a traveler and wine connoisseur can truly experience the unique world of wine glass production at the Riedel factory. The glass factory allows an inside look at the glass making process and how the glassware is diligently mouth blown and hand made.

To experience the different senses, Riedel offers “Sinnfonie”,­ an adventure of sensual perception. Visitors also have the opportunity to buy the world’s famous grape varietal specific stemware and prestigious decanters directly from Riedel at the onsite 300 qm shop.

Every customer will get their own individual consultation

where our experts will highlight the Riedel glass philosophy and answer the important question of, ”Which is the right glass for

my wine?”

Seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling, tasting.

Come and see how our glassmakers create a SINNFONIE from the versatile material of glass.

There has been no change in the composition of glass for over 4000 years. It still contains the naturally occurring ­basic materials of quartz, lime and alkalis which are heated­ up to a temperature of 1000 degree celsius to make them liquid and malleable. “Only” 2000 years have passed since the glass blowpipe was used in ancient Rome for the first time. This made it possible to blow glass into different shapes.

At our factory in Kufstein our glassblowers still use this ancient­ mouth-blowing method with great care and pre­cision to create the world-famous handcrafted Riedel glasses.­ Claus J. Riedel was the first person in the long history of the glass to design its shape according to the character of the wine. He is thus the inventor of the functional wineglass.

A positive approach to life is linked to pleasure and enjoyment. Enjoyment is conveyed by our senses, and this is the theme of our multimedia show entitled SINNFONIE.Why not share our enjoyment in our SINNFONIE? Let‘s set off together on a journey through the world of glass and the senses.

We are looking forward to your visit.

Welcome to Riedel!

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I went here on Saturday and unfortunately the glas manufactory is closed on weekend. The shop and the outlet is though open till 17:00 with great deals

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Lubomir C
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I went here on Saturday and unfortunately the glas manufactory is closed on weekend. The shop and the outlet is though open till 17:00 with great deals

Thank Lubomir C
Katowice, Poland
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Very nice place and beautiful glasses. I recommend you to visit Riedel's outlet where yo u can buy nice stuff in special prices.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Have now been 3 times. The tour is a must to appreciate the value of hand made glass. Great stock available in their shop. You can also do a wine tasting to appreciate the different shapes of glasses.

Thank Deb B
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is really interesting as you can look around and see how they make there products that they sell

Thank Snake_Boy_3
Kufstein, Austria
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have been to Riedel on many occasions and I always buy their fantastic products as giveaways to friends etc . My last visit was a very strange one though! I bought six Bordeaux glasses for my own use and as usual I pay with my Amex Gold Card,low and behold I was told by the sales lady that Riedel... More 

Thank Peter E
Kirkland, Washington
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This tour should be on your list of to do's if you are a wine drinker. The background on the Riedel family and their long history of glass work is coupled on the transition to creation of special wine glasses. Watching the staff create glasses and glass art is awesome. The ways that they can flex and shape molten glass... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

A must for wine geeks. Beautiful glass, super prices, and an incredible selection. Friendly and patient help by lovely ladies in the shop. Incredible place.

Thank phinneasbec
Hoganas, Sweden
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

If You are a wine-lover and fan of Riedel-glass this is the Place for You. A large collection of all series of Riedel-glasses. Good price in both shops, even cheaper in the outlet-shop. Compare to Sweden I save 50% in the outlet-shop. Highly recommended.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a destination to visit for wine(glass) lovers. This was our second visit, and every time I am impressed the great deals you can find. You can also see the artisans in their work blowing glass, they dedication and expertise is truly inspiring. Please note there is no restaurant in the venue, but plenty of choice in the... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We planed our trip to Kufstein just to visit the Kufstein glass factory (the first and original one). All the crystal glasses making process is open to the public and you can see how they handcraft most of the products they make. On top of that, there is a nice 6 chamber senses experience where they explain how the wine... More 

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