Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


Rock Solid



SteadySticks keep wine glasses steady on grass

Wining and dining outdoors just got a bit easier. The Wine Enthusiast’s SteadySticks are stainless steel wine glass holders that can be inserted into the ground so you’ll never again knock over your glass of vintage Merlot. The makers of SteadySticks have also considered safety—plastic caps are included to cover the points between uses. Horseshoe-like curves make the SteadySticks compatible with most wine glasses. The holders are a perfect addition to any picnic in the park, outside gathering or romantic evening on the beach.

The design of the SteadySticks is very simple, but in this case, simplicity is key. As long as the sticks are inserted into the ground a few inches, they are stable enough to hold glasses and keep them from tipping over. Although the $14.95 price tag seems a bit steep for two holders, using SteadySticks is an easy way to enjoy wine in the great outdoors.

Price: $12.99 on Amazon

For more information and to view other products, including the SteadySticks Wine Bottle Holder, visit:

More Wine Accessories
Top 10 Wine Gifts

(Updated: 06/04/12 KK)

Sip on GAYOT's picks of the best small-production craft beers.

Sip straight or mix up a margarita with GAYOT's picks of the best tequilas under $100.