Join legendary Master Blender, Shinji Fukuyo, and House of Suntory’s Global Brand Ambassador, Mike Miyamoto, as they discuss the launch of the first innovative whisky in global travel retail since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Led by Martin Moodie, the session will begin by exploring House of Suntory’s history and the inspiration behind the innovative new whisky with Mike. The session will then discuss Shinji’s impressive career and his recommendations on how best to enjoy the one-of-a-kind liquid from the founding house of Japanese whisky.
Q&A with Shinji and Mike, presented by Martin Moodie
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 5:30 PM
Duration: 30 minutes
Who can attend?Anyone with the event link can attend
Born in Aichi Prefecture in 1961, after graduating Nagoya University Department of Agriculture, majoring in Agricultural Chemistry, Shinji joined Suntory as a distillery staff member at Hakushu Distillery. In 1992 he was appointed to the Blender...
Mike Miyamoto joined Suntory in 1978, stationed at Yamazaki Distillery. He transferred to the U.S. to run a cooperage business from 1980 to 1985.
He became the Suntory whisky blender from 1987 to 1990 before posting to the London office until...