When we come to talk about whisky, what matters most is inside the bottle. But what if we gave as much importance to the flask itself? As Christmas approaches, discover our selection of some of the most beautiful bottles of Japanese whisky currently available on the market.
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Suntory is (again) the “Distiller of the year” 2014 at the International Spirit Challenge
After the medals announced last month, the International Spirit Challenger organized this Monday the annual awards dinner in which trophies are also unveiled.
World Whiskies Awards 2014: the best blended malt is Japanese
The results of the World Whiskies Award 2014 were announced last night and, like every year, Japan stands out with at least one major award. This year the Taketsuru 17 year old from Nikka wins the World’s Best Blended Malt award.
Suntory buys Beam and becomes the third larger distiller
The Japanese group Suntory, one of the biggest brand of Japanese whisky, known to be the owner Yamazaki, the historic first whisky distillery in Japan, has announced the future acquisition of U.S. spirits group Beam for 16 billion dollars (including Beam group's debt).
The International Spirits Challenge 2013 results for Japanese whiskies
Like every year, all the alcohol companies throughout the world have the opportunity to participate in one of the most authoritative and respected spirits competition, the International Spirits Challenge. The first results of the 2013 edition have just been announced and the Japanese whiskies once again harvest a nice collection of gold medals.
What difference between whisky and whiskey?
Should I write "whisky" or "whiskey"? And besides, is there a real difference between whisky and whiskey? That is the question…
Focus on whisky coloration
Is there something more attractive than a nice amber whisky? Such a delicate colour can only be the result of a long cask maturation… Well, in fact, not necessarily.