Yoichi distillery

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Yoichi
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Region: Japan
Location Kurokawacho 7-6, Yoichicho, Yoichi-gun, Hokkaido, 046-0003
Coordinates 43°11′14″N 140°47′30″E / 43.18722°N 140.79167°E / 43.18722; 140.79167Coordinates: 43°11′14″N 140°47′30″E / 43.18722°N 140.79167°E / 43.18722; 140.79167
Owner Nikka Whisky Distilling
Founded 1934 (1934)
Status Active
No. of stills 6 pot stills
Website Nikka Whisky Distilling

Yoichi distillery (Japanese: 余市蒸溜所, Hepburn: Yoichi jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is located at Yoichi (余市町, Yoichi-chō), a town in the Yoichi District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.[1]

The distillery is owned by Nikka Whisky Distilling, and was opened in 1934. It is the older of the two distilleries owned by Nikka Whisky, the other being the company’s Miyagikyo distillery near Sendai.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "Yoichi Distillery". WHISKY Magazine Japan. WHISKY Magazine Japan. 15 November 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ "Miyagikyo Distillery". WHISKY Magazine Japan. WHISKY Magazine Japan. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  External link in |work= (help)

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This article is based upon a translation of the French language version as at May 2014.