Category Archives: Japan

Sorry, Sir, but the barrel is dry

Suntory admitted this week that they are struggling to meet the demand for their Yamazaki whisky, following the increased demand in the last few years. In London, the company’s global brand ambassador, Mike Miyamoto, spoke about the issue in a … Continue reading

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Whisky industry support for Japan

Seven distilleries are collaborating to produce a bespoke blended whisky, donating the proceeds to the disaster relief in Japan. The distilleries Arran, BenRiach, Bladnoch, GlenDronach, Mitchell’s Glengyle, Kilchoman and Springbank will each supply a cask of single malt, to be blended together … Continue reading

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A glance at Japan

Japan is now the fourth biggest producer of whisky in the world (behind the U.S., Scotland and Canada) and the second biggest producer of premium single malt whisky. Until fairly recently, the general industry attitude has been that ‘Scotch-style’ whisky … Continue reading

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