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Chateau Mercian Tamamoro Koshu Kiiroka 2018 Takes Platinum At Hong Kong Washu Awards 2021

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October 15, 2021

Mercian Corporation

● Only award in the Hong Kong Washu Awards 2021, Japanese wine category.
● Second year in a running at the Hong Kong Washu Awards.

TOKYO, October 15, 2021 - Château Mercian Tamamoro Koshu Kiiroka 2018 from Mercian Corporation (a Kirin Group company) won the Platinum Medal in the Japanese wine division of Hong Kong Washu Awards 2021 (https://www.hofex.com/event/washu/) for Japanese drinks, held in Hong Kong from September 7 to 9 , 2021.

Hong Kong Washu Awards

The Hong Kong Washu Awards was set up to evaluate Japanese drinks and started by 2020. Judging is by a team of female wine educators, winemakers, wine journalists and other food industry professionals, led by Miss SAKE Hong Kong, an ambassador for sake and Japanese culture.

Platinum Medal Winner: Château Mercian Tamamoro Koshu Kiiroka 2018

This wine has a harmonious blend of Japanese citrus fruit aromas, such as yuzu and kabosu, and fresh acidity.

About Kirin Holdings

Kirin Holdings Company, Limited is an international company that operates in the Food & Beverages domain (Food & Beverages businesses), Pharmaceuticals domain (Pharmaceuticals businesses), and Health Science domain (Health Science business), both in Japan and across the globe.

Kirin Holdings can trace its roots to Japan Brewery which was established in 1885. Japan Brewery became Kirin Brewery in 1907. Since then, the company expanded its business with fermentation and biotechnology as its core technologies, and entered the pharmaceutical business in the 1980s, all of which continue to be global growth centers. In 2007, Kirin Holdings was established as a pure holding company and is currently focusing on boosting its Health Science domain.

Under the Kirin Group Vision 2027 (KV 2027), a long-term management plan launched in 2019, the Kirin Group aims to become “A global leader in CSV*, creating value across our world of Food & Beverages to Pharmaceuticals.” Going forward, the Kirin Group will continue to leverage its strengths to create both social and economic value through its businesses, with the aim of achieving sustainable growth in corporate value.
* Creating Shared Value: combined added value for consumers as well as for society at large.


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