Nikka Whisky From The Barrel – No Longer “Japanese Whisky”

A couple of weeks ago, Nikka Whisky From The Barrel - one of the world’s best selling Japanese whiskies - lost its ability to actually call itself a “Japanese Whisky”. Yep, you read that right: the world-renowned whisky from Japan will no longer be called Japanese Whisky. Why is that? Well, in February 2021, a … Continue reading Nikka Whisky From The Barrel – No Longer “Japanese Whisky”

Whisky Business: Japan vs Scotland – A Side-By-Side Comparison

Over the past couple of decades the world market has seen a strong rise to prominence for Japanese whiskies. Japan is currently the third largest national producers of whisky (behind Scotland and the US respectively) and there are countless volumes written about how it compares to the traditional Scotch whiskies. If you actually look into … Continue reading Whisky Business: Japan vs Scotland – A Side-By-Side Comparison