In 1899, Shinjiro Torii founds Torii Shoten Osaka, and began producing and selling of wine. He is a pioneer that paved way for Western Liquors in Japan. As of 2019, Suntory holds more than 300 companies world wide.
Shinjiro Torii, began building Japan's first malt whiskey distillery on the outskirts of Kyoto in 1923. The Yamazaki district now known as the birthplace of Suntory whiskey, is an area also known since ancient times for its excellent water by the name of Minaseno.
Hibiki, a whiskey renowned worldwide for its elegant flavor and superior quality
Yamazaki, a leading Japanese single malt whiskey
Hakushu, a refreshing single malt whiskey from Suntory's forest distillery