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Japanese whiskey, a love story between Japan and Scotland

At the beginning of the 20th century, Mr. Masataka Taketsuru was sent on a study trip to Scotland by Mr. Shinjiro Torii then patron of the Suntory house. Her employer, a sake producer, was worried about the decline in sake consumption in Japan and was looking for another segment to develo...

Japanese whiskey, a love story between Japan and Scotland

At the beginning of the 20th century, Mr. Masataka Taketsuru was sent on a study trip to Scotland by Mr. Shinjiro Torii then patron of the Suntory house. Her employer, a sake producer, was worried about the decline in sake consumption in Japan and was looking for another segment to develop. Mister Masataka Taketsuru met Miss Rita Cowan in Scotland and quickly fell in love with her, and he brought her back to the country to get married as well as the idea of ​​producing whiskey in Japan ...

Japan is now considered a major producer of whiskey, both in quantity and quality !!!

Currently two groups share almost the entire market. Suntory who owns Yamazaki and Hakushu and the Nikka group owns Yioichi and Miyagikyo. These distilleries are a long way from being the highlight of Scottish distilleries, since in many world competitions, Japanese whiskeys take the best place. This can be explained by the fact that the Japanese have a beautiful terroir to produce whiskey, pure water, an ideal climate, peat bogs on Hokkaido Island contribute to making great Single malts. Whiskeys of grains made from corn, high percentage of malt in the Blended ones explain the enormous progress of these last 20 years. Some examples of what we offer on our site or in the cellar, Nikka, Coffey malt, Coffey Grain, from the Barrel, Pure Malt (Black, White, Red) Yoichi 10 years old, Yoichi 12 years old, Yoichi 15 years old, Black 8, Hibiki 12 years old, Hibiki 17 years old, Yamazaki, Miyagikyo non age, Hakushu 12 years old ...

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