September 27, 2022


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Two Suntory whisky distilleries now provide free online excursions

With Japan extending its second point out of unexpected emergency, it’ll be a though until eventually we can spend an night out at bars once more. Nonetheless, whisky lovers can now take a virtual tour of two of Suntory’s Japanese distilleries and even take part in virtual whisky tastings.

Suntory online tour
Photo: Suntory

Despite both equally Yamazaki Distillery and Hakushu Distillery getting shut to visitors for the time currently being, they are gearing up to launch new limited-version whiskies in May and carry back again supporter favorite Hakushu 12 Yr this March. To assist tide you more than, Suntory is now providing a no cost digital tour of the distillery museums in which you’ll get to see the historical past and system guiding Japan’s beloved whiskies from the comfort and ease of your very own dwelling. Descriptions and audio clips are hooked up to sure places, but they are only offered in Japanese.

Suntory online tour
Picture: Suntory

For people living in Japan, you may possibly want to contemplate the paid 60-minute guided reside tour, which will be offered from February 6. However it’s performed only in Japanese for now, but if you converse the language, you can interact and inquire concerns of the tour guide, just like you are visiting in human being. 

There are a overall of 100 spots out there per session and tours are envisioned to run typically on weekends. The price of ¥3,000 also consists of a whisky tasting offer that will be posted to you, to get pleasure from during the digital tour. Ebook a place on the website early so you really do not miss out on out.

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