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Hibiki, Japanese Whisky, Miyagikyo, Suntory, Whisky Gifts, Yamazaki, Yamazaki Sherry Cask

The Recipe for a Perfect Valentine’s Day: Japanese Whisky & Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is near and romance is in the air! Valentine’s Day in  Japan is a special event filled with love and affection, during which department stores showcase their best chocolates and Valentine’s Day gifts. From simple $5 heart-shaped chocolate boxes to more pricey chocolate sets featuring artistic and beautiful confectionary creations, Japan does it […]

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Japanese Whisky, Suntory, Yamazaki Sherry Cask

Whisky News: Whisky Bible 2016-2017 Japanese Whisky Awards

Jim Murray, world-renowned author of the Whisky Bible and famed whisky reviewer, has sampled over 4,000 whiskies from around the world. In recent years, Japanese whiskies have made history-making appearances in Murray’s comprehensive whisky review books. He memorably named Suntory’s Yamazaki 2013 Sherry Cask the best whisky in the world in the 2015 version of […]

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Hakushu, Hibiki, Japanese Whisky, Nikka, Suntory, Taketsuru, Whisky News, Yamazaki, Yoichi

Whisky News: Japanese Whisky Awards for 2016

Part of the prestigious World Drinks Awards program, the World Whiskies Awards take place on 30 March 2017 and are a highlight of the whisky industry calendar. Every year, prominent whisky associations and reviewers gather to celebrate quality whiskies from all over the world. Taste and Design are the two main factors that help the […]

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Chichibu, Japanese Whisky, Nikka, Suntory

Whisky 101: The Main Japanese Whisky Companies and Distilleries

If you’re new to Japanese whisky or whisky in general, we’d like to introduce you to a few of the most well-known distilleries and companies in the whisky field. Japanese whisky has gained tremendous attention around the world, and it’s worth noting the popular Japanese liquor companies and distilleries if you want to enter this […]

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Hibiki, Holiday Whisky, Japanese Whisky, Suntory

Gift Guide: Suntory Whisky for Musicians/Music Lovers

Here at dekantā, during the holiday season, we’re putting together our gift guides of our favourite whiskies, to help you whisky lovers source the perfect present for an important person in your life.  In our gift guide today, we’re going to introduce several Suntory Japanese whiskies stored in musical instruments, making them wonderful gifts for […]

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Holiday Whisky, Japanese Whisky, Suntory, Whisky Gifts, Yamazaki

How to Celebrate Christmas Like the Japanese

Japanese festive season starts early, with Christmas lights going up as early as the end of October. The Japanese love festivals and celebration, and their Christmas is no exception. Though Christmas Day itself is not a national holiday, it’s a great time for celebration, with a focus on spreading happiness to both loved ones and […]

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Hibiki, Japanese Whisky, Karuizawa, Nikka, Suntory, Taketsuru, Yamazaki

Japanese Whisky Budget Series: Under $1,000

We’re reaching to our more affordable Japanese whiskies that you can buy for any occasion or just for yourself! Featuring an extensive collection of fine Japanese liquor, this special blog post from the Japanese Whisky Budget Series lists the 20 exciting whiskies to try that are under $1,000. Hanshin Tigers Whisky Aged 12 Years Price: […]

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Hibiki, Japanese Whisky, Karuizawa, Mars, Nikka, Suntory

Whisky Gift Guide: Japanese Whisky in Beautiful Ceramic and Porcelain Decanters

For storage and display, ceramic or porcelain-made decanters are a popular choice for Japanese whiskies. Many whisky companies release limited editions of whiskies in rare bottles for special occasions from holidays to commemorations. Perfect as a holiday gift, these beautiful whisky bottles are more than just their exteriors. Check out this list of luxurious liquor […]