What is a nosing glass? Spirits and whisky experts understand a nosing glass to be a glass with a special shape. The glass shape of the nosing glass supports the connoisseur in smelling / nosing the whisky. By tapering upwards, the ascending aromas are held back and bundled. In this way, these aromas or the bouquet can be more easily absorbed by the nose. The shape of the nosing glass is often referred to as a tulip shape, since nosing glasses in particular are stylishly reminiscent of a tulip. One of the most famous nosing glasses is the Glencairn whisky glass. It is used especially in Scotland for single malt Scotch whisky and sold by the distilleries there. Popular stylish nosing glasses include the Snifter and the Copita, which is also used for sherry and port wine. It is believed that the copita is the oldest known nosing glass. Cognac glasses also follow a similar principle. A nosing glass is just the thing for an enjoyable whisky tasting. With us you will find a large selection of high-quality nosing glasses.