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Karuizawa Whisky: Japan’s Legendary Liquid Gold

Karuizawa’s Unparalleled Growth Today Karuizawa whisky stands at the top of the global whisky industry, as the brand to rise most in value compared to any other whisky in the world, since 2013, according to auction and sales reports by Whiskystats.net. Karuizawa: A History When the distillery’s doors shut in 2000, the distillery team could […]

New Wine Law To Protect Japanese Wine

In recent years, there has been a steady rise in “fake” Japanese whiskies which are, at their core, imported whisky from abroad which is bottled in Japan and labelled as Japanese. While some respectable producers properly label such expressions as world blended expressions, most deceive drinkers. While we strive to provide all expressions to be […]

The Karuizawa 35 Year-Old The Cities of Japan – Inside The Ballot

The Cities of Japan bottlings are much more than whisky. The bottlings embody the land of the rising sun, each bottle capturing a city that stands out across the land, offering a deep look into Japanese culture. Start off in Osaka, within the vibrant, edgy streets, lined with food stands and surrounded by laughter. Pass […]

Chichibu’s Japan Warrior Series Launches Globally

It’s finally here. The bottle all die-hard Chichibu fans have been waiting for! In its mission to supply both the domestic and global market with fine, experimental, and unique whisky, Ichiro Akuto’s Chichibu Distillery have launched the very first bottle from the Chichibu Japan Warrior single cask series for the German market.   Chichibu is […]

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Celebrate Dekanta: Nikka Day

Nikka is the second-oldest whisky maker in Japan and the second-largest. It was founded in 1934 when Masataka Taketsuru founded a whisky distillery in Yoichi, Hokkaido. Today the company also has another whisky distillery in Miyagi. Nikka also makes shochu, wine, brandy and other drinks. In total it has seven factories, distilleries and breweries in […]