Hibiki 17 Australia

Hibiki 17 Whisky massive overnight price increase!!

Japanese whisky giant Suntory, announced on 16th May 2018 the discontinuance of the Hibiki 17 year old and Hakushu 12 year old. This has in turn sparked a global hunt for this elusive bottle from drinkers, collectors and of course investors. Ultimately the retail price for this bottle has increased from around AUD$200 in 2018 (pre-Suntory announcement) to over AUD$1200 today. […]

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International Whisky Awards 2018

2018 International Whisky Competition Official Results

2018 International Whisky Competition® Official Results, Awards, Scores and Winners International Whisky Competition Committee, Las Vegas, NV USA, Thursday, June 7, 2018, www.whiskycompetition.com 2018 INTERNATIONAL WHISKY COMPETITION® OFFICIAL RESULTS The 2018 International Whisky Competition took place at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas from May 15 to 17, 2018. A professional tasting panel made of […]

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Hibiki 35 Year Old

Suntory Hibiki 35 year old Arita and Kutani edition 2016 !

Suntory created the surprise by unveiling two ultra limited edition of Hibiki 35 year old called Arita and Cuntani which release is scheduled for 2018. Hibiki, the most famous blended whisky from Japan, in its 35 year old version hasn’t been bottled for several years, and due to the shortage of old and very old Japanese whiskies everybody feared to ever see again one […]

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Suntory Chita Grain Whisky Australia

Suntory Chita Grain Whisky Lands in Australia

House of Suntory has released the first single grain whisky from its Chita distillery into the Australian market with a retail price of $90. Crafted on the Chita Peninsula in Japan’s seaside Aichi Prefecture, Chita Single Grain Whisky is marked by its superb smoothness and balance. It is this silkiness of flavour that saw Chita whiskies […]

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Nikka Whisky Australia

Nikka Whisky Range Launches in Australia

Asahi Premium Beverages officially launched Nikka Whisky’s Coffey range into the Australian market during February 2018. A liquor industry launch was held in Sydney where bartenders and whisky people were lead through a tasting of a selection of the fine whiskies produced by Nikka, focusing on the unique Coffey column distilled whiskies as well as the Taketsuru […]

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Yamazaki Whisky Distillery

Yamazaki Whisky Distillery Japan

Background Yamazaki Distillery is a unique single distillery producing a variety of whiskies, which very few distilleries in the world can match. Yamazaki started out crafting world-class whisky to please the delicate Japanese palate. This theme has been a constant over the distillery’s long history as craftsmen add new innovations while continuing to practise skills passed […]

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Whisky investment in SMSF

Whisky Investment for Self Managed Super Funds

Investing in whisky can be very exciting, satisfying and rewarding in monetary terms.  The trick is to firstly find the right bottles to invest in and secondly, store those bottles or barrels properly and legally. Self-managed super funds (SMSF) in particular need to know the rules. Here are the key rules to be mindful of […]

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