Posted on koreatimes.co.kr
A group of drunken males order a bottle of whiskey at a bar late evening and detect it’s taste unusual enough and suspect its authenticity.
For now, they just complain to the bar’s manager that the liquor tastes different. While thinking that it a fake spirit, they cannot prove it.
However, things will change abruptly thanks to cutting-edge technologies dubbed the radio frequency identification (RFID) tags that will soon be here.
“Starting next year, we plan to recommend local distillers incorporate RFID chips to their 21-year-old whiskey blends,” Assistant Minister of Information and Communication Yang Jun-cheol said.
“Then people will easily be able to check through their cell phones whether or not any whiskey is genuine. Plus, the tag will show other data like the distiller and the production date,” Yang said.