Row of Moutai shot glasses in front of a row of Moutai Feitian boxes.

Rising popularity: Asian spirits at auction

Via The Spirit Business While spirits auctions have traditionally been dominated by Scotch, Asian spirits such as baijiu are...

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Kweichow Moutai Feitian products and merchandise next to Shui Jing Fang Wellbay bottles and boxes and a terracotta soldier miniature statue.

Chinese Booze Dominates the Latest Ranking of the World’s Most Valuable Spirits

Via Rob Report In the latest study of the value of spirits brands and how they’ve weathered several years...

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Moutai Feitian bottle splashing into water.

Top 10 most valuable drinks companies 2022

From The Drinks Business We’ve analysed data from Forbes’ list of the 2,000 biggest public companies in the world this...

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Rampur Distillery display with bottles and flyers for Rampur Double Cask, Rampur Asava, Jaisalmer, and Royal Ranthambore whiskey.

If You Haven’t Tasted Indian Whisky Yet, Royal Ranthambore Just Gave One More Reason to Try It

hen most people think “single malt whisky,” Scotland is the first country that comes to mind, and understandably so. But India...

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Shinobu Blended Whisky being poured into a Shinobu-blended shot glass set beside two slices of lemon.

The Best Japanese Whisky for Cocktails

What are the best Japanese whisky for cocktails? Let’s back up. We love Japanese whisky for many reasons. That’s...

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Bottle of Masahiro Okinawa Gin on a wooden table next to shekwasha fruits and a filled glass with pieces of shekwasha.

Is Japanese gin a new growth trend for the gin category?

Via IWSR More widely known for whisky and the local spirit shochu, Japan is becoming an established gin market...

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Person dressed in a traditional yukata holding a filled whisky glass with an ice ball.

“What’s Special About Japanese Whisky, Explained”

So, you’ve heard the buzz around Japanese whisky from all your coolest high-ball cocktail friends. But you may be...

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Rows and shelves of barrels in a whisky distillery.

A Complete Guide to Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Hello and welcome back to the Japanese Whisky Blog, where we help you be more informed about what’s in...

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Various baijiu boxes and bottles lined up on a reception table.

Baijiu: The Chinese liquor that can become your next favorite

Via Foodsided The Chinese gastronomic heritage is so expansive that it is humanly impossible to experience everything within a...

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Master blender Ken Usami smiling while sitting on a chair and holding a filled glass of whisky.

SB meets… Ken Usami, Shinobu Distillery

(Via The Spirits Business) Master distiller Ken Usami is at the helm of the operation, creating a range of...

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Pappy Van Winkle Distiller Experiments With a Baijiu Whiskey

(Via Bloomberg) Buffalo Trace, in Frankfort, Ky., is known for bottling some of the world’s most sought-after whiskeys such as Pappy Van...

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A full pile of malt cupped in two hands.

Where next for whisky?

(Via The Drink Business) The global market for rare and collectible whisky has exploded in recent years, spearheaded by...

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