Suntory's team of blenders work tirelessly to create the harmonious flavors that make our Japanese whiskies selected and enjoyed around the world, tasting up to hundreds component whiskies every day.
Led by chief blender Shinji Fukuyo, our team of highly trained artisan-scientists select and combine the perfect blend of components to bring out the characteristics of each ingredient with just the right notes, in the perfect balance. With their years of experience, ultra-perceptive senses, and keen palates, Fukuyo and his team are incredibly skilled at predicting how the casks we use for maturation will infuse each brand with the most exquisite flavor.
Our team of blenders personifies Suntory's unwavering pursuit of perfection and unique emphasis on craftsmanship that underpins everything we do. They represent our conviction that excellence cannot be rushed, and that artistry requires patience and purpose.