thinKitchen launches its first-ever, one-of-a-kind ‘The Connoisseur Collection’ featuring a set of whiskey tasting glasses and a set of universal wine glasses. A mix of innovation, science, and passion, the collection is a collaborative effort between Dartington Crystal, UK’s renowned glassware manufacturer, Vaniitha Jaiin, India’s leading alcobev expert, and thinKitchen, India’s only omnichannel retailer of global, premium kitchen and homeware brands.
The Connoisseur Collection is a must-have for enthusiasts and experts alike for a sublime sensorial experience. The whisky glasses have a wide bowl and tall body to fully engage all senses to evaluate the colour, smell, and taste of the spirit, releasing a full aromatic profile for an enhanced whiskey drinking experience. Be it the colour or type – still, sparkling, port, sweet wines, the wine glasses in the Connoisseur Collection are multi-use and specifically designed to cater to all wine varieties with luxurious weight and balance in the hand and brilliant fluid clarity.
Speaking on the collaboration Anand Baldawa, CEO, thinKitchen said, “We are glad to facilitate the collaboration between Dartington Crystal and Vaniitha Jaiin. Dartington Crystal is one of our long standing brand partners globally renowned for creating handcrafted luxury glassware. Vaniitha Jaiin, equally is an expert in the alcobev space in India with her consultancy – The Perfect Pour. This is our premier collaboration with a global brand and an Indian expert. We are excited to bring you the ‘The Connoisseur Collection,’ bringing innovation and passion together to create a must have for enthusiasts and experts alike.”
Speaking on the collection, Vaniitha Jaiin, The Perfect Pour adds, “It is an honour to work with a legendary brand like Dartington Crystal to curate a glassware collection for wine and whisky enthusiasts in India. My years of research and experience have gone into conceptualizing The Connoisseur’s Wine and Whisky glasses which is a combination of both science and art. As a wine & spirits specialist, I always dreamt of an exceptionally functional glass that is suitable for enjoying and appreciating all kinds of wine and whisky and ‘The Connoisseur Collection has taken me a step closer to my dream”.
Handcrafted in England using age-old mouth-blown glass-making skills, The Connoisseur Collection makes for a covetable piece for beginners and experts on the journey to discover a variety of whiskey and wines in 2022. Set of two Universal Wine glasses available at INR 8499 & Set of 2 Whiskey Tasting glasses is priced at INR 6499. It is available exclusively on www.thinkitchen.in.