Joto Sake has announced a program to begin wholesaling spirits in the New York market in October, starting with its portfolio of shochus, which includes the Asahi, Seiko Udoko and Shima Senryo brands.
Joto has been distributing its artisanal sake line through its wine license in New York State since 2005.
The company will be adding American craft spirits as well, according to founder Henry Sidel. While distributing its own brands in New York, Joto’s portfolio is handled by Southern Wine & Spirits, Republic National Distributing Co., Young’s Market, Wirtz Beverage and others across the country.
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