Japan Officially Recognizes ‘Bourbon,’ ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ as Distinctive U.S. Products

Japan recently became the 44th country to officially recognize “Bourbon” and “Tennessee Whiskey” as distinctive products of the United States, according to an announcement by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).   “This recognition ensures that only Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey that are … Continue readingJapan Officially Recognizes ‘Bourbon,’ ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ as Distinctive U.S. Products

Diageo Makes Minority Investment in Japan’s Komasa Kanosuke Distillery

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 In Live Tastings and Musical Guests: Willett, Meghan Patrick, Wild Turkey BIB and More

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