AUTHOR: George Koutsakis
As a half Greek Scotsman, who previously lived and worked in Japan’s whisky industry for years, George is a writer specializing in Japanese whisky, world whisky, and spirits. In addition to Distiller, he currently writes for Forbes, The Japan Times, Food & Wine,, Wine Enthusiast, the in-flight magazines of Silkair and Qatar airlines, and also acts as head writer for dekantā, the largest online retailer and specialist of Japanese whisky. When he isn’t writing, he’s probably swimming, watching Japanese anime, or travelling in search of gorgeous dishes and drams.