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Exciting news today about Japanese whisky!  Changes are afoot in the rules regarding what can be labelled Japanese whisky - and what cannot. This is in response to the previously lax system in Japan regarding goods of Japanese origin. Under the current system anything that was bottled in Japan and was whisky could be labelled as Japanese whisky - even if none of the constituent whiskies or ingredients were actually Japanese. This wasn’t a problem historically when no-one outside of the domestic market was interested in Japanese whisky but with the exploding popularity of Japanese single malts from the likes...

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