The 10 Best Wine Glass Drying Racks

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This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in January of 2018. Whether you’re an oenophile with a dedicated cellar or a casual tippler who enjoys the occasional wine and cheese shindig, one of these drying racks will help you keep your glasses clean and ready for use. Many are freestanding, but others can be attached to a wall or hung underneath a cabinet. Some can also store and display wine bottles, coffee mugs and other kitchen accessories. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. SmitCo Organizer

2. Superiore Livello

3. MyGift Countertop

Editor's Notes

June 09, 2020:

Several items on the list were no longer available, and a couple posed quality concerns. We removed all from the rankings.

We emphasized the neutral, minimalist design of the Kohler Holder, which allows it to blend in well with the decor of most kitchens. Noted that the Oenophilia Fusion (which can also hold a decanter) is now only available in two sizes, not three. We adjusted the listing for the SmitCo Organizer, mentioning that it comes with attractive little button caps to hide the heads of screws.

Whether or not you want your rack to look ornamental will play a role in the style of rack you’ll gravitate toward. If you value function above all else, a utilitarian model like the Simplehuman Grey or Superiore Livello (both of which accommodate other items, like dishware, in addition to glasses) will probably make the most sense. Options like the MyGift Countertop or SmitCo Organizer are more appropriate as decor pieces.

The Bafvt Hanger seems to be a nice choice for those interested in a subtle yet stylish rack that won’t take up counter space. Compact but strong, it can be installed under most cabinets or shelves without using screws.

Special Honors

Fisherbrand Spilltray While it’s not suitable for hang-drying your glasses, this tray is made with a plastic grid that protects glassware and promotes air circulation. It’s about 16 inches long and 13 inches wide, and it’s safe to clean in the dishwasher if it becomes grimy after a while.

Cuisivin Rack This sleek structure can suspend up to six large wine glasses for quick air drying, or it can be manipulated to accommodate a full-sized decanter. It’s supported by a sturdy circular base and protected by a tough chrome finish. To buy directly from the website, you’ll need to create an account first.

4. Bafvt Hanger

5. Architec AirDry

6. Kohler Holder

7. Simplehuman Grey

8. Oenophilia Fusion

9. iDesign 57045

10. Marbrasse Tree

Sam Kraft
Last updated by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.

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