Business

Why because of a TV show, Japanese whisky might be soon out of stock ?

What's going on in Japan ? Since a few weeks, a breath of panic is blowing on the Japanese whisky industry...  And as surprising as it may seem, it might be starting by a TV show named Massan broadcasted on NHK which forced Japanese producers to tighten the taps faster than expected to try to avoid a brutal worldwide break of their stocks...

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Photos / videos

Suntory Hibiki Japanese Harmony new advertising video!

A few days ago, Suntory unveiled an advertising video to promote its brand new whisky Hibiki Japanese Harmony. For the occasion, some of the codes of its previous famous old fashion ad videos such as a western celebrity were used, but also a wink to the movie "Lost in Translation" in which Hibiki 17 year old was subtly presented.

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Awards

World Whiskies Awards 2015 : Nikka Taketsuru 17 year old became World Best Blended Malt 2015 !

The full results of the World Whiskies Awards 2015 were released on 19 March in London during the great announcement event, and among all Japanese whiskies in competition in their respective categories, only one shot out of the game by winning the title of World Best Blended Malt 2015.

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Limited edition

Suntory “Wa-Kyo”, a blended whisky bottled for Shinanoya

It's been six years since the Japanese department stores Shinanoya didn't work with Suntory for an exclusive whisky bottling. The "Wa-Kyo" is therefore an ultra expected new limited edition that Shinanoya had "officially" released this weekend.

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News

A brand new Suntory whisky is coming ; the Hibiki Japanese Harmony !

The most famous Japanese blended whisky and one of the most awarded in the world, will welcome a new member in its family : the Hibiki Japanese Harmony, whose birth is scheduled in Japan on March 10, 2015 !

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Awards

Best Japanese whiskies – World Whiskies Awards 2015 results

The results of the World Whiskies Awards 2015 Japanese whisky category have been announced ! 4 winners whiskies will go to defend the colors of Japan in their category at the final stage held on 19 March in London, and try to win the coveted WWA title of "Best Whisky in the world" 2015.

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Press review

Which country makes the world’s best whiskey ?

"Which country makes the world's best whiskey ?" is a question that CBS News decided to find the answer. But with no surprise for us, guess which country it could be ? The answer on this short video report...

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Awards

Ichiro’s Malt Hanyu “The Joker” best Japanese whisky of the year according to the Whisky Advocate Magazine

Ichiro's Malt Hanyu "The Joker" Multi Vintage just won the title of best Japanese whisky of the year at the 21th Whisky Advocate Awards !

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Limited edition

White Oak Eigashima Kiri 5 year old limited edition for Gaia Flow

The new side of the small White Oak distillery with a limited bottling Gaia Flow; the Eigashima Kiri 5 years. Known for its lightly peated Akashi single malt and its Akashi blended whisky, but also its Tokinoka blend, White Oak Distillery didn't unveil new whisky for some time now ...

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Discovery

A journey to Chichibu distillery

Now third major player in the Japanese whisky, Ichiro Akuto kindly opened the doors of his small distillery for a tour conducted with passion by Yumi Yoshikawa the Ichiro's Malt brand ambassador. Welcome to Chichibu !

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