Discovery

Sakurao Distillery: when Togouchi becomes really Japanese!

Announced 5 months ago, the very first single malts of the Sakurao distillery finally arrive in France. Marketed under Sakurao and Togouchi brands, this launch is an opportunity to make a focus on the Sakurao distillery but also on the popular Togouchi whiskies.

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News

Shizuoka distillery launches its second single malt : Prologue W

After releasing its very first single malt in late 2020, the young Shizuoka distillery founded in 2014 by Gaiaflow, presents its second whisky : the single malt Prologue W.

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News

Sakurao distillery single malts first release !

Founded in 2017 by Chugoku Jozo, Sakurao Distillery has just announced the launch of its first two single malts distilled, aged and bottled in Japan: the Sakurao and Togouchi First Release Cask Strength single malts.

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Limited edition

Casks exchange between Chichibu and Mars Whisky !

Big surprise in the Japanese whisky world, Chichibu and Mars Whisky have exchanged casks and unveil today their blended malts Ichiro's Malt Double Distilleries 2021 Chichibu X Komagatake, and Mars Whisky Malt Duo Komagatake X Chichibu 2021 !

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Discovery

Nagahama Inazuma & Saburomaru Far East of Peat, the first collaboration between Japanese distilleries !

The first ever barrel exchange between Japanese distilleries has taken place ! The Saburomaru and Nagahama distilleries have joined forces to create Inazuma and Far East of Peat, the first collaborative whiskies between Japanese craft distilleries.

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Photos / videos

Zemon, the pot still made in Japan

In Japan, a bell foundry in the Takaoka region has diversified into creating a still for distilling whiskey and other spirits, designed using the traditional mold-casting method inherited from centuries of know-how.

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Limited edition

Suntory Hakushu Peated Malt 2021, for lucky people only

Suntory has just announced on the sly the release of a peaty version of its single malt Hakushu, but beware there won't be enough for everyone ; you'll have to live in Japan and incidentally speak Japanese, but above all be lucky, very lucky...

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Business

The use of “Japanese Whisky” label finally clarified

This is a great step forward in the world of Japanese whisky, the Association of Spirits & Liquors Producers of Japan (Japan Spirits & Liquors Makers Association) has just officially announced the creation of a set of specifications aimed at clarifying the standards for the use of the "Japanese Whisky" label.

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News

New visual identity for Tokinoka whiskies

Produced by the White Oak - Eigashima distillery, Tokinoka whiskies are getting a new look with a new visual identity delivered through new cases and new labels.

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Limited edition

Suntory Yamazaki Limited Edition 2021

In addition to Hibiki Blossom Harmony 2021, a sakura cask-matured version of the House's emblematic blend, Suntory also announced the launch of a Yamazaki Limited Edition 2021 single malt !

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