Wine glasses have been used since ancient times. The shape, size and color of a wine glass can seriously affect your flash apprehension of the wine that's contained in it. Some people ponder what is the right way to hold a wine glass? or There is a right way to hold a wine glass? The proper way to drink from the wine glass is to grip it by the vertical part (between the bowl and the base) of a wine glass. The purpose is so the temperature of the wine will not affect when we hold the wine glass.