Category Archives: Komoro Distillery


Talking Komoro Whisky With Ian Chang and Koji Shimaoka

Since our last update on the new Komoro Distillery, owned and operated by KDI, where we spoke to those behind the venture about the overall plans for Komoro, a lot of progress has been made at the distillery. So I caught up with Master Distiller, Ian Chang, and KDI’s CEO, Mr Shimaoka, once again to […]


An Interview With Karuizawa Distillers & The Komoro Distillery

I was as excited as everyone else when I heard the news that a brand new Japanese whisky distillery was to be built close to the Karuizawa area of Japan. This gorgeous, scenic town had once been home to Japan’s now most legendary distillery, so a return to whisky production in the area was indeed […]