I am not typically allowed to do the dishes at home, apparently I am to rough on the glassware, just like the washing machine. Go figure. One thing even the wife never does at home, however, is put the wine glasses in the dishwashing machine. I guess it is pretty common for the glasses to get jostled around and break the glass or stem.
Problem solved "“ with the Quirky Tether Stemware Saver (four for $12.99). Simple problem, simple (smart) solution.