Location: I live in the Heartland of the United States - Western Kentucky
Your French press sounds like ours, warwick, and we wash it in the dishwasher regularly. I've always put it on the top rack just to be careful. Never had a problem and we've had it for 15 to 20 years. Yum! I love coffee in the French press.
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!