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UK's first saké brewery blessed in traditional ceremony

Following the announcement of the UK's first saké brewery, a traditional Shinto ceremony was held at the construction site in east Cambridgeshire.The

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Kyoto Distillery reveals details of Japan's first artisan gin

With a successful whisky making CV, the Japanese are turning their attention to juniper with the release of the first artisan Japanese gin.The Kyoto D

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New French yuzu liqueur Enamor

Isake International has launched a new yuzu liqueur made in France called Enamor.It's produced in Cognac with a small house called Jules Bremant, and

Beer & Cider

Asahi bids to buy Peroni and Grolsch from SABMiller

Japanese brewer Asahi and SABMiller are nearing on a deal for the sale of Peroni and Grolsch.According to Japanese business newspaper Nikkei, Asahi of

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Made in Japan: Tasting and matching Japanese whisky

Japan’s whiskies are held in high regard, but does the liquid live up to the fame? Clinton Cawood joins a panel of experts as they taste their way thr

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Karuizawa whisky tasting in support for Nepal

Got £6,000 spare cash? No, seriously... Why not spend it on a Karuizawa masterclass, while supporting the redevelopment of Nepal following the earthqu

Spirits & Cocktails

Made in Japan: Tasting and matching Japanese whisky

Japan’s whiskies are held in high regard, but does the liquid live up to the fame? Clinton Cawood joins a panel of experts as they taste their way thr

Spirits & Cocktails

Karuizawa whisky tasting in support for Nepal

Got £6,000 spare cash? No, seriously... Why not spend it on a Karuizawa masterclass, while supporting the redevelopment of Nepal following the earthqu