Noto Gin wins Gold Award at The Gin Masters 2023 Asia held in Hong Kong The design also won a bronze medal in the food and drink category at the British Fair.
Noto Gin, a craft gin made from Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi materials, produced and sold by NTG (Location: Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Representative: Yukimasa Matsuda), which imports, wholesales and retails Western liquors, will be held in Hong Kong. We are pleased to announce that we received the gold award at “The Gin Masters 2023 Asia” and the bronze award for design at the “International Visual Identity Award 2023″ held in the UK in the food and beverage category. Tuesday, September 19, 2023 To all members of the
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━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━Satoyama-Satoumi in Noto is produced and sold by NTG (Location: Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Representative: Yukimasa Matsuda), which imports, wholesales and retails Western liquors. “Noto Gin,” a craft gin that utilizes ingredients, won the gold award at “The Gin Masters 2023 Asia” held at the Hong Kong World Trust Tower on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
◆Competition name: The Gin Masters 2023 Asia◆ Award: Gold Award
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/117901/3/resize/d117901-3-b4ec799943037c57e1f3-0.jpg&s3=117901-3-62ddd042e64d95956d32606cee671955-3900×2925.jpg] “Noto Gin” has an enveloping perfume-like aroma, a very soft mouthfeel, and a gentle finish that does not make you feel the alcohol content of 43%, making it very popular among first-time gin drinkers and women. The overall taste is soft and gives a completely new impression of gin.
“Noto Gin” uses 5 unique ingredients from Noto that give it a refreshing feel. 1. Yuzu Peel – Using dried yuzu peel collected locally in Suzu and Ishikawa Prefecture, it provides a refreshing and sweet taste. 2. Kaya berries: We use a combination of berries collected locally in Suzu and berries collected in Kochi Prefecture. It is characterized by the freshness and rich sweetness that comes from drying. 3. Kuromoji branches – Only the parts of Kuromoji branches collected in Noto Town are crushed and dried. It has a refreshing feel and is especially popular among female fans. 4. Laurel leaves – Refreshing and refreshing bay leaves are harvested in Noto Town and dried. It gives a refreshing taste and just the right amount of bitterness. 5. Moshio – Salt is made in the Nagasaki area of Notojima, Nanao City, by boiling water drawn from the sea together with seaweed sargassum in a large pot. You can also taste the taste derived from trace amounts of salt and minerals produced during distillation. Other classic botanicals such as juniper berry, coriander seed, cardamom seed, and medusweet are also used to create an overall harmony.
[Image 2: https://prtimes.jp/i/117901/3/resize/d117901-3-2fe392d533aa508f0d87-3.jpg&s3=117901-3-6b9c048197391b68842f2d5d4f70acf4-3900×3900.jpg] Since its release in April 2022, the number of bars and restaurants that carry it in the metropolitan area has increased due to word of mouth from those who have tried it, saying it is delicious, and it will be released in the UK in October 2022, and will be adopted by high-end restaurants in the area. It has been. This time, it was highly evaluated by a famous judge in Hong Kong, proving that the taste and aroma are acceptable even in East Asia, and there is a possibility that it will be recognized as a hospitality item for the currently increasing number of inbound tourists. has spread. Additionally, “Noto Gin” has received acclaim both domestically and internationally for its bottle design. In addition to receiving the Ishikawa Eco Brand Award 2022 Product Area Grand Prize, the Good Ishikawa Brand Certification in 2020, and the Monthly Best Print Design for March 2023 sponsored by DesignRush in the United States, this time, the United Kingdom, the country of production, has also received the “International Visual Identity Award 2023”. Received the bronze award in the food and beverage category. With a package design that has been recognized in Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom, it is widely accepted by domestic and international tourists as a representative tourist souvenir of Noto.
[Image 3: https://prtimes.jp/i/117901/3/resize/d117901-3-0dd984b7c15f089171c8-1.jpg&s3=117901-3-36a08e49f969e5ec8a94e9873255febf-2048×1071.jpg] Currently, in Japan, in addition to retail sales via the Internet, gin is sold over the counter through wholesale channels, and is provided to gin enthusiasts nationwide, restaurants and bars in the Tokyo metropolitan area and major cities, and tourist facilities in Oku-Noto. . In the next few years, we aim to build a sustainable distillery in Oku-Noto. [Product Features of Noto Gin] – Distilled at an experienced distillery in Wales, England, using Noto’s rich Satoyama and Satoumi materials. The quality of the ingredients and the skillful techniques result in a surprisingly aromatic
gin.・Particularly popular is the soda (carbonated) mix, where you can enjoy the aroma as is. You can enjoy a blissful experience by bursting with a rich perfume-like scent. You can also enjoy it in your favorite way, such as on the rocks, gin and tonic, or martini.・It has a refreshing aroma that goes well with Japanese food, especially fish dishes. It goes particularly well with sashimi and grilled fish, and the flavor is perfect for Noto’s rich food culture.It is also popular among tourists, as it is served with local ingredients at local restaurants.
NTG Representative: Yukimasa Matsuda Business description: Wholesale and retail sales 3rd floor, Michishita Building, 152-1 Kitagata 2, Ueto-cho, Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture 927-1215 Tel: 090-1525-8111 URL: http://www. notogin.com
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