FAMOUS Fruit WINES
Founded in 1882, Asahara Shuzo is a family brewery located in Saitama Prefecture, in the middle of the hilly region, right above the Chichibu mountains. The shuzo is currently experiencing a great success thanks to its creativity, and to the wide variety of its sakes, plum and Yuzu liquors.
Home to akashi WHISKY
Eigashima Shuzo is one of the oldest family-run distillery with nearly 100 years of whisky-making experience in Japan. Established in 1679, Eigashima was once considered among the top 100 Japanese corporations during the Meiji period (the peak era in Japanese history).
A TEAM OF INNOVATIVE DISTILLERS
As remained active until the beginning of the 20th Century, have invested in the best distilling equipment, sourced the finest ingredients, the finest casks and assembled a team of innovative distillers.
Okinawa Artisanship on the exceptional KUJIRA Ryukyu Whisky
Founded in 1952, Kumesen Syuzo started on distilling Awamori which is a distilled alcoholic beverage indigenous made with Indica rice and unique to Okinawa islands of Japan, also know as Ryuku islands. This innovative distillery started to age Awamori in oak barrels around late 20th, creating a unique kind of ji-whisky in its own category, thus named it the Kujira Ryukyu Whisky.
first tropical craft gin
When the first drop of okinawan gin dripped in the distillery, we were in the middle of hot summer and we felt okinawa’s seasonal wind “mahae”. Feel the unique “champuru spirit” of Okinawa, bring out the essence of gin botanicals, and the flavour is unexpectedly good.
smallest distillery in Japan
The capacity of the primary distillery pot is 1,000 liters, and the residual distiller is 500 liters, the smallest pots in Japan. Heating method is indirect by steam.
rising star in Japanese spirits world
Blessed by its clean ultrapure water from melting snow due to the unique region climate in the northeast part of Japan, making it to be an ideal environment for whisky production. As the the only craft whisky distiller in the northeast region of Japan, Sasanokawa Shuzo is praised as a rising star in today’s spirits world.
oldest brewery on the island
Founded in 1846, Shinzato Shuzo is said to be the oldest Okinawan brewery extant. Their brewing expertise have been guarded by generations for more than 170 years, and are believed to continue to inherit the historical and cultural values of the Okinawan industrial monument.
A Whsiky of Triple Gold Winner
Shinobu means forbearance in japanese, symbolizing the spirit of a samurai, like making great spirits which takes time, patience and persistence.
Gold Medal Winner for excellence at IWC 2019, WSWA 2019 and SFWS 2019. READ MORE
Suzuki Shuzoten is one of the oldest continually operating sake houses in Japan, and one of Akita’s most well known and respected breweries. Founded by Matsuemon Suzuki in 1689, the brewery has been run by the Suzuki family for 19 generations. For over three centuries, Suzuki Shuzoten has strived to live up to the high standards set by the Hideyoshi name. They have won numerous awards with their philosophy of innovation and tradition.
most Northly whisky distillery
Wolfburn distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. After ceasing production in the 1850s it reopened in 2013. The distillery was of considerable size for its day and ran as a successful commercial enterprise for several decades. READ MORE