Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.
The upper part of the glass that holds the drink. May be engraved, enamelled, gilded, flashed, stained, cased and/or cut. See decanters & drinking-glasses
In additional to being something that you use for soup or cereal, bowl refers to the top part of a goblet, the part that you drink from. There are many different shapes for bowls, used for different kinds of drinks.