Category Archives: Japanese Wine

New Wine Law To Protect Japanese Wine

In recent years, there has been a steady rise in “fake” Japanese whiskies which are, at their core, imported whisky from abroad which is bottled in Japan and labelled as Japanese. While some respectable producers properly label such expressions as world blended expressions, most deceive drinkers. While we strive to provide all expressions to be […]

Japanese Spirits To Enjoy In Summer 2018

We’re halfway through summer, and it’s been a great one so far. The United Kingdom is enjoying one of the hottest summers in history, the West Coast is warm and comfortable, and in Japan, the humidity and heat makes one long for a refreshing, frosty beverage. No matter where you are in the world, summer […]

Suntory Announces New Japanese Wine Range

On September 4th, 2018, Suntory will be releasing the latest vintages in some of their most popular wine ranges and adding to the booming category of Japanese wine. Along with Suntory’s Tomi No Oka winery, their Shiojiri site has led the companies to success in the wine world, often winning awards at both domestic and […]

Japan Shines In Asia’s Best 50 Bars List

Japan Shines In Asia’s Best 50 Bars List

This news may come as a surprise to few, especially those who know the bar scene in Japan, and the amazing quality and service that can be found. The standards are set high. However, we’re always overjoyed to see Japan and its drinks scene shine on the global stage, and love to report these happenings […]

Yamazaki Mizunara Oak - From Whisky To Wine

Yamazaki Mizunara Oak – From Whisky To Wine

The rarity of Japanese mizunara oak is sung across the whisky world. In recent years many have utilized the category, in the hopes of adding an element of luxury to their whisky. Islay’s great Bowmore distillery released a mizunara expression in 2013 which, to no surprise, quickly sold out and skyrocketed in price on the […]

Getting Exotic With Japanese Spirits

With Christmas just two weeks away, our team is working hard to get all the orders out in time for the big day. Our holiday tasting sets, hampers, and whisky bottles are being wrapped up, in our complimentary Japanese gift-wrapping *wink*, before being shipped out to countries all over the globe. It is indeed the […]

The Holidays Kick-Off – Japanese Whisky Hampers, Competitions, & More

The holidays are closing in fast and, with Japanese whisky at the forefront, our team here at dekantā wanted to create something extra special for all our wonderful customers. After some good old-fashioned brainstorming, we realized that our customers love Japanese whisky but probably also enjoy the culture and traditions of the country. Also, its […]