Our Suntory Range

The history of whiskey in Japan is predominantly shaped by the name Suntory. Read more

The company founder, Shinjiro Torii, began his business career as a wine merchant in Osaka. The entry into whiskey production was made possible through collaboration with Masataka Taketsuru, who brought the necessary knowledge from Scotland. The construction of the Yamazaki Distillery in 1923 marked the beginning of whiskey production on a larger scale. Today, Suntory is Japan's largest whiskey producer with the most and most prestigious awards. Due to its international successes, Suntory has evolved into one of the largest spirits conglomerates globally. One of the more recent developments includes the acquisition of Beam Inc. in 2014. The new Suntory subsidiary, named Beam-Suntory, distributes the globally renowned bourbon whiskey brand Jim Beam.