Episode 10: Masataka and Rita Taketsuru, A Whisky Love Story

Episode 10: Masataka and Rita Taketsuru, A Whisky Love Story

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It's 100 years since Rita Cowan fell in love with her family's Japanese lodger, Masataka Taketsuru, when he stayed with her family while studying Organic Chemistry at Glasgow University. They were married in January 1920 and by the end of the year they had spent time at Hazelburn Distillery in Campbeltown before setting sail for Japan, where Rita supported Masataka's dream of creating a little bit of Scotland in Japan. Whisky Talk tells their sto...Read More
It's 100 years since Rita Cowan fell in love with her family's Japanese lodger, Masataka T...Read More