Top North American representatives of Riedel Glass USA went on a 10 Day tour of glass factories in Europe during July 2018. Jacob Bang-Knudsen and Jeff Helmick visited glassworks in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic to learn how Riedel produces fine crystal wine glasses. The historic multi-generational producer continues to be a leading designer and manufacturer of hand-crafted and machine made crystal beverage ware.
Jeff and Jacob were among the leading U.S. business producers on the tour. Regional restaurants including Michelin Starred were part of the Riedel-hosted business tour. Glass museums rounded out the tour.