House of Suntory will release Yamazaki® 55 globally for the first time, paying tribute to the passage of time and the legacy of the founding family of Japanese whisky. Bottled in 2020, Yamazaki 55 – the House of Suntory’s oldest release in its history – … Continue readingHouse of Suntory to Release Yamazaki 55 Globally for First Time
Komasa Kanosuke Distillery, a producer of ultra-premium single-malt whiskies based in Kagoshima, Japan, announced that Diageo has made a minority investment in the company, through Distill Ventures, the independently operated and Diageo- backed drinks accelerator. The investment will support the next stage of the company’s … Continue readingDiageo Makes Minority Investment in Japan’s Komasa Kanosuke Distillery
This week joining the podcast is Canadian Country music star Meghan Patrick, who seems to be up for just about every Canadian country music award every year. Meghan tasted Woodinville, Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, Smooth Ambler Contradiction and Russell’s Reserve’s Single Barrel. You won’t believe … Continue readingThis Week In Live Tastings and Musical Guests: Willett, Meghan Patrick, Wild Turkey BIB and More
In my new book, Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of An American Whiskey, I pay tribute to the men and women who built bourbon and brought it back from near extinction. These are the most important groups for bourbon’s rebirth. Next week, I detail the … Continue readingWho Brought Bourbon Back?