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Delivering Highly-Coveted Whisky to the World: Whisky Distiller Ichiro Akuto
Meet the People
11m 47s

Broadcast on July 17, 2019
Available until July 17, 2020

Ichiro Akuto is the president of an up-and-coming whisky distillery in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture. His whisky has won international acclaim and has been named best in the world for three straight years. We report on the 53 year old's passion for whisky making and his wish to deliver his product to as many whisky lovers as possible.

photo Ichiro Akuto, the president of Venture Whisky Ltd. photo Chichibu distillery photo Whisky aging facility that makes use of Chichibu's climate photo "Chichibu," the whisky made by Akuto