House of Suntory to Release Yamazaki 55 Globally for First Time

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

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

Japan’s Mars Distillery Announces Release of Three New Whiskies

Japan’s Mars Distillery announced the release of three new whiskies in the American market. They include IWAI 45, a bourbon-style Japanese whisky; Komagatake 2020, a single malt whiskey aged in sherry casks and American white oak, and Tsunuki the First, another whisky aged in sherry … Continue readingJapan’s Mars Distillery Announces Release of Three New Whiskies

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