Council of Whiskey Masters partners with Glencairn

The Council of Whiskey Masters has announced a strategic partnership with Glencairn Crystal.

The Council of Whiskey Masters, an education and certification body for whisky, has recently launched a certification program for established and aspiring whisky professionals, leading to the Level 1 title of “Certified Scotch Professional” or “Certified Bourbon Professional”.

These self-study programs offer specialised and rigorous qualifications through a self-study course and examination. The exam can be taken anywhere in the world and interest in the program is said to be growing.

The Glencairn Glass is endorsed by the Scotch Whisky Association as the official glass for whiskey and is used across the globe.

“Glencairn is the perfect complement to our study and certification program, we are confident in recommending The Glencairn Glass to our candidates as the best whisky glass to accompany their studies,” said Jörn Kleinhans, executive director at The Council of Whiskey Masters.

“It is important that our students not only become competent in whisky but also understand and appreciate the importance of using the best tools to enhance the whisky drinking experience.”

“The four-level study and exam program provided by The Council of Whiskey Masters may assist the overall industry with a clear education path, as well as transparency on competence within the global whiskey professional community”, added Jason Kennedy, sales director at Glencairn Crystal.