“Kyoto Whisky MURASAKI-OBI (Nishijin-ori)” Won A Double Gold Award at NYWSC 2022

“Kyoto Whisky MURASAKI-OBI (Nishijin-ori)” Won A Double Gold Award at NYWSC 2022


Kyoto Shuzo Corporation (Hereinafter Kyoto Miyako Distillery. Location: Kyotamba-cho, Funai-gun, Kyoto; CEO: Kazuya Toyoda) “Kyoto Whisky MURASAKI-OBI (Nishijin-ori) has won a Double Gold award at the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition.

Table of Contents

  1. About NYWSC (New York World Wine & Spirits Competition)
  2. About Kyoto Whisky and Gin
  3. About Kyoto Miyako Distillery
  4. Product Details


  1. About NYWSC (New York World Wine & Spirits Competition

NYWSC is one of the most prestigious competitions in the United States.

The world’s largest alcoholic beverage competition “SFWSC”(San Francisco World Spirits Competition), as well as “SFIWC”(San Francisco International Wine Competition) and “SWSC”(Singapore World Spirits Competition), the NYWSC consists of prominent tasting members, and the double gold, gold, silver and bronze awards are selected for each category.

Among them, Double Gold, which is the highest gold award, is an award given by all NYWSC judges, and it can be said that double gold award-winning products have been stamped with the seal of approval by professionals.


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  1. About Kyoto Whisky and Gin


Kyoto Whisky uses carefully selected unblended whisky, all of which are easy to drink.

Among them, the Kyoto Whisky purple Obi, which won the double gold this time, is a recommended product that you can feel the original flavor of malt.

Kyoto Gin, which was launched in August 2022, is a Japanese craft gin made in Kyoto using carefully selected botanicals.

In addition, Kyoto whisky and Kyoto gin use gorgeous and luxurious Nishijin-ori for the front label, and attached by hand.


  1. About Kyoto Miyako Distillery

Kyoto Miyako Distillery is located in Kyotamba Town, surrounded by the vast nature of the Tamba Plateau in the central part of Kyoto Prefecture. Not far from the distillery, there is Yura River which is famous for Ayu (Sweetfish) fishing grounds. Aiming to coexist in harmony with this rich natural environment, we continue to take on innovative challenges in Whisky making.

*Introduction to the distillery:


◆Kyoto Whisky MURASAKI-OBI (Nishijin-ori)

Size / 700ml

ABV / 43%

Raw Materials / malt

Luxuriously performing malty aroma with well-balanced smokiness.


◆Kyoto Whisky AKA-OBI (Nishijin-ori)

Size / 700ml

ABV / 40%

Raw Materials / malt, grain

An exquisite blend of selected malt whisky and grain whisky.


◆Kyoto Gin -High Class-

Size / 700ml

ABV / 46%

Raw Materials / spirits


Produced with the rich combination of 10 botanicals, including Japanese cinnamon and dianthus flower. (Dianthus is the prefectural flower of Kyoto.)

You can feel mild spiciness in luscious and smooth texture on your tongue.



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