Whiskey Culture Research Institute Mamoru Tsuchiya

The leading whiskey critic
"Hitotaru" of the selected world

By Emotion

2021.12.16

Mamoru Tsuchiya, a leading whiskey player in Japan.

2000 Whiskey has been attracting more and more attention in recent years due to the appearance of highball and health consciousness such as low sugar.

Mr. Tsuchiya, a whiskey critic and representative of the Whiskey Culture Research Institute, has earned tremendous trust in the whiskey industry.

Before encountering

whiskey, he went to England in 1988 after working as a photojournalist and editor of Shinchosha "Focus". When he was the editor-in-chief of the Japanese monthly information magazine "Journey," he was absorbed in Scotch because he first met a single malt in Scotland.

After returning to Japan in

1993 , he will introduce the British lifestyle such as Scotch whiskey, tea, and National Trust, making use of his experience of living in the UK for 5 years. Published many books.

Among them, the depth of knowledge of whiskey is recognized from all over the world, and in 1998 , Highland Distillers Co., Ltd. "Five whiskey writers in the world" About selected as one of the.

In addition, he also supervised the whiskey proof in the NHK morning serial TV novel "Massan" broadcast in 2014 , which triggered the Japanese whiskey to come into the limelight. Mr. Tsuchiya.

Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of the specialized magazine "Whiskey News" , and has become a member-based whiskey enthusiast group "Whiskey Culture Research Institute". We are doing various activities to spread whiskey and its culture.

By Emotion introduces a special carefully selected from the barrels of each distillery by Mr. Tsuchiya.