Dekantā to sell Karuizawa Budō Collection sets

Online retailer Dekantā will sell 43 sets of a 35-year-old Karuizawa whisky in three martial arts-inspired designs tomorrow, priced at US$45,000. The three-bottle Karuizawa 35 Year Old ‘The Budō Collection’ (1981-2017) #7147 Japanese single cask whisky will go on sale tomorrow (19 November) at 3pm GMT. The whisky was distilled in 1981 at the Karuizawa distillery and matured for 35 years in an ex-Sherry cask, before being bottled at 51% ABV in 2017. Dekantā said…

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How will coronavirus affect the e-commerce alcohol sector?

As the world went into lockdown, shoppers moved online generating a huge uptick in the e-commerce alcohol sector. The Spirits Business explores whether the future is digital and the impact of Covid-19 on bricks-and-mortar sales. Never has the internet been more powerful than during the coronavirus pandemic. Restrictions and lockdowns across the world have forced consumers indoors to prevent the spread of the disease. As more people logged online, e‐commerce alcohol sales surged as drinkers…

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Ten retailers offering delivery for spirits fans

As drinkers are told to stay indoors across the globe, consumers can still stock up on spirits without stepping out of the house. SB presents 10 companies delivering top tipples during lockdown. Flour and eggs might be hard to come by these days, but there’s no need to let your spirits stocks dwindle. Spirits are still in good supply and accessible without the need for a trip to the supermarket. While disruption to delivery is…

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