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Bigtigger Feb 4, 2012 06:13 AM

So we are celebrating with a variety of champagnes, crémants and other sparkling wines. No way we're going to risk crystal, and we don't own enough anyway. Yes there are cheapish flutes at Canadian Tire and so on. But maybe we'll just go plastic - is there somewhere in Toronto where plastic flutes are sold? Sorry to be so downmarket!

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    hungryjoanne Feb 4, 2012 06:36 AM

    You could try Party Packagers

    1. CocoaChanel Feb 4, 2012 06:55 AM

      Dollarama! In the party aisle. I used them for a summer/deck party.
      $1 for a pack of 4

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        Nyleve Feb 4, 2012 08:28 AM

        If you decide to be a little more upmarket, Ikea has great champagne flutes for under $1 each. You can buy a whole mess of them and keep them for future parties - if you have the storage space - without giving a hoot if they break.

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          CocoTO Feb 4, 2012 09:04 AM

          These plastic flutes are stylish and reusable (great for back yard in summer) and won't break the bank at $15 for set of 4 ... I've seen them at a number of places ...
          http://www.rosehillwinecellars.com/shatterproof-wine-glasses

          ... or buy on-line http://www.govinowine.com/catalog/pro...

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            cheesymama Feb 4, 2012 09:55 AM

            We've gotten "nice" plastic martini glasses at It's My Party on the Danforth. I'm sure if they have those then they will also have champagne flutes.

            1. Shorttyred Feb 5, 2012 12:47 PM

              I agree with the Ikea suggestion - i bought a dozen or two and have had them for a few years. I got blue ones and i use them all the time for deserts and champagne. They have held up very well and look better than dollar store versions

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                Nyleve Feb 5, 2012 12:58 PM

                We hosted a couple of weddings one summer a few years ago and ended up buying all the wine and champagne glasses for both instead of renting. It was about the same price as a single rental, and at the end of the summer we split the glasses among the two weddings and myself - I have boxes of glasses for any occasion! And I don't care if I break them - they're not expensive and I've got millions. Well...I think I'm almost through the wine glasses but still have lots of flutes. Glass is so much nicer than plastic. I understand that this may not be sensible for everyone but if I can possibly uavoid plastic I always will.

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                  Flexitarian Feb 5, 2012 08:31 PM

                  I totally agree. I hate drinking from plastic glasses/cups and plastic/papers plates at parties so years ago I bought a hole bunch of wine glasses, drink glasses, plates and cultery and have been using them for parties ever since. They were very inexpensive, take up litte space, don't create waste and guests feel special.

                  Of course if you are only going to have one party or don't have any free space at all anywhere then this is not an option.

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                  Cup cake Feb 5, 2012 06:04 PM

                  I bought 48 champagne glasses at Ikea when they were on sale for .25/each. Kept the box - so easy! I have a party stash of plates, wine glasses and cutlery bought when they were on sale. I also buy inexpensive Ikea fabric to use as a gigantic tablecloth when we have dinner parties for 14-20 people and put tables together.

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                    wano Feb 11, 2012 03:43 PM

                    Costco, not sure of the pricing but you will get a ton for sure

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