Japanese-spirits specialist, BBC Spirits, launches in UK

Millie Milliken

Millie Milliken

25 September 2020

The company specialises in Japanese gin, rum, whiskey, vodka, saké, shochu, liquor, awamori and brandy 

BBC Spirits launched in the UK and Ireland on 21 September, bringing with it its range of Japanese spirits from 15 partner distilleries.

The importer and distributor currently represents 60 products including Kurayoshi malt whisky (pictured, above), Eiko vodka, Etsu gin (pictured below), Kiyomi rum, Samurai saké and La Yuzu Liqueur.

Founded in 2010, BBC Spirits is based in Bordeaux, and has also recruited Greg Kimber as sales director. 'I am absolutely delighted to be joining such a fantastic company with world class products and I can’t wait to launch in the UK & Ireland this month,' said Kimber, who has 15 years experience in the indsutry. 'With the increase in consumer demand for Japanese spirits and the Tokyo Olympics taking place summer 2021, what a better time to be talking about Japanese products – watch this space as Japan has just landed.'

BBC Spirits also works with other international spirits, including American whiskey and Russian vodka.

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