Raise a cheer: 9 of the best champagne glasses

If you're entertaining at home this festive season, and you know that the fizz is going to be flowing, make sure your stemware is up to scratch with our edit of the best champagne glasses.

Whatever your choice of bubbly, serving it in an elegant glass will add to the sense of occasion.

From flutes to coupes, the glasses in our edit span a number of styles from Art Deco decadence and classic cut crystal to contemporary clean lines and even lustrous colours.

If you'll be seating your guests and toasting at the table think about the style of your wine glasses, tumblers and tableware and choose a style of champagne glass that will work with them, particularly if the glassware will be grouped together at each place setting.

See party planner Fiona Leahy's Christmas table.

If it's a drinks party you're hosting, why not go off piste and just choose a style that oozes glamour? Sipping champagne, English sparkling wine, cava or prosecco from a stylish saucer will give your guests – and your gathering – a sprinkling of extra party sparkle.

The styles ahead are too good to be hidden a cupboard too, so display them on a bar trolley or drinks cabinetand they'll be good to go when you're ready and poised to pop any celebratory corks.

Whichever you go for, this elegant glassware will guarantee your celebrations get off to a stylish start. Cheers to that!

Check out these ideas for stylish and sociable dining spaces.

Limelight Mitre champagne saucer, £50 for a pair, Dartington Crystal

Limelight Mitre champagne saucer, £50 for a pair, Dartington Crystal

A vertical cut design wraps around this pair of contemporary Champagne saucers.

Dusk champagne flute in Pink Grey, £40 for a pair, LSA International

Dusk champagne flute in Pink Grey, £40 for a pair, LSA International

A pair of handmade champagne flutes featuring an optic effect. Each glass is handpainted with an iridescent lustre in shades of green and grey, inspired by the colours in the sky at dusk.

Gold leaf champagne bowls, £40 for set of four, Primrose & Plum

Gold leaf champagne bowls, £40 for set of four, Primrose & Plum

A gorgeous Art Deco shaped saucer with an embellished gold leaf detail that will add decadence to your drink.

Gold leaf champagne bowls, £40 for set of four, Primrose & Plum

Gold leaf champagne bowls, £40 for set of four, Primrose & Plum

A gorgeous Art Deco shaped saucer with an embellished gold leaf detail that will add decadence to your drink.

Fluted champagne glass, £120, Richard Brendon.

Fluted champagne glass, £120, Richard Brendon.

Designer, Richard Brendon, partnered with Gleneagles to develop 'Fluted' his beautiful hand-crafted crystal collection. Mouth-blown by master craftspeople in Bohemia, the collection draws inspiration from the decadent cocktail culture of the 1920’s, so fits perfectly in the American Bar at Gleneagles, which has been elegantly designed by David Collins Studio.

Ripple champagne saucer, £35 for two, Ferm Living at Amara.

Ripple champagne saucer, £35 for two, Ferm Living at Amara.

Made from mouth blown glass with a stylish textured detail, this set of two champagne saucers is ideal for a romantic celebration. There's a matching carafe and water glass set too for a coordinated dining table.

Champagne flute, £60, NasonMoretti at William & Son.

Champagne flute, £60, NasonMoretti at William & Son.

Designed by famous Venetian glassware company NasonMoretti and made from murano glass, this chic flute blends a classical shape with modern style.

Barwell cut crystal champagne coupe, £32, Soho Home.

Barwell cut crystal champagne coupe, £32, Soho Home.

Bring a touch of Soho House style to your dining table with this cut crystal champagne coupe, which sparkles under the light.

Greek key champagne coupe, £75 for six, Liberty.

Greek key champagne coupe, £75 for six, Liberty.

These champagne coupes take their influence from 19th Century and early 20th Century English glassware, providing a vintage aesthetic to modern dining. Cut from fine crystal glass, the hand-engraved glasses features a traditional Greek key pattern.

Stem zero champagne glass, £41, Nude Glass at Fenwick

Stem zero champagne glass, £41, Nude Glass at Fenwick

Said to be the world's toughest lead free crystal glass, the delicate form of this flute belies its comparative strength.