Contact us: Info@inXel.com

Japanese Whisky Named Best in the World

on . TPL_WARP_PUBLISH . Posted in Blog.

“There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others,” claimed Raymond Chandler. And according to Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible 2015, the esteemed annual guide to more than 4,500 whiskeys, Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 is the World’s Best.  

Situated in the humid southern tip of Kyoto where the Katsura, Uji and Kizu rivers converge, Yamazaki has some of Japan's softest waters. Besides the nearly 100 year old Suntory distillery, it is also the place where the famed hermit, Sen no Rikyu, perfected the Japanese Tea Ceremony in the 1500s. In addition to the water, its unique variance of climate is perfect for Suntory’s signature cask aging, the “Suntory Maturation.”

With only 16,000 bottles of the 25 year old whisky on the market, you can get 750ml for a mere $4,000.

Perhaps if Suntory had given Bill Murray some of this premium whisky during the movie’s comical ad scene, not so much would have been Lost in Translation

by Diana K Rowland

Add comment

We welcome your comments on this page, please be polite when making your comments.


Security code
Refresh

About Us

Rowland & Associates is a premier cross-cultural consulting firm, providing essential international business skills since 1985. Our passion is bringing intercultural business success through heightened insight and agility. We believe that bold steps with exceptional preparation can create dynamic solutions.

Read more...

Services Offered

Globalization has made cross-border business deals more common than ever. But, every day, deals are jeopardized or lost when foreign associates are offended by Americans unaware of other countries' customs, culture or manner. while traveling, meeting a foreigner here or communicating on the...

Read more...

CultureCorner

Our CultureCorner offers a wide variety of information through articles, tips, quizzes, and titbits in addition to monthly Business Holidays in different countries. Access various types of information by clicking on your theme of choice.

Read more...
×
global competence form

Sign up for our Infoletter and download for free:

Global Competence: A White Paper

 

Click here to download the white paper