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ALCOHOL

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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 9, 2023
At Japan’s first winery, the country’s oldest grape lives on
Discovered in 1922 at Iwanohara Vineyard, the Muscat Bailey A grape may be one of Japan's great contributions to global wine.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Jun 19, 2023
Okinawa firms seek revival of traditional Ryukyu-era liquor using millet
Until now, millet-containing awamori has not been produced due to high production costs and difficulty in commercializing the product.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 21, 2023
Bobby’s Free pop-up mixes fresh Barcelonian and Prohibition creations
Open through July 10, this Catalan watering hole spices up Ichigaya nights.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Kyushu
May 15, 2023
Choosing not to drink: 'Sober curious' lifestyle catches on in Kyushu
Interest in the lifestyle has been taking hold in Fukuoka Prefecture, where nonalcoholic cocktails offered at bars seem to be changing people’s perceptions about drinking.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 7, 2023
Bar none: Tokyo's liquor shops are where locals start their weekends
Kaku’uchi — liquor stores doubling as bars — are trending again in Tokyo. Mara Budgen provides a guide to some of the capital’s best joints, for all tastes.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 6, 2023
Yoon and Kishida to drink ‘bomb shot’ as they talk security
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol is preparing to share the concoction — a combination of beer and soju — with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida over a casual dinner Sunday.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2023
Beer brewer Kirin strikes $1.2 billion deal for Australia’s Blackmores vitamins
Kirin Holdings has agreed to buy Australian vitamin-maker Blackmores for 1.88 billion Australian dollars ($1.24 billion, ¥165.9 billion) in cash, as part of a push by the Japanese brewer into health products to reduce its reliance on beer.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 14, 2023
Noma Kyoto’s eclectic beverage lineup leaves no stone unturned
As with the food menu, the beverage program at Noma Kyoto is the fruit of long, deep and, by all accounts, highly enjoyable consideration by Noma’s head sommelier, Ava Mees List.
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WORLD / Science & Health
Apr 5, 2023
Moderate drinking has no health benefits, analysis of decades of research finds
The review found that the risks of dying prematurely increase significantly for women once they drink 25 grams of alcohol a day, which is less than two standard cocktails.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 28, 2023
Suntory Beverage’s first female CEO seeks $5 billion in drinks acquisitions
The company sees potential in health-related drinks in the U.S., Asia and regions where Suntory has currently little presence, said Makiko Ono.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Mar 19, 2023
Recipe: Kinkan americano
Balanced, bittersweet sips to get any drinker started down the road of Italian cocktails.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 14, 2023
Low alcohol tolerance increases chance of hard-to-cure stomach cancer in East Asians
A Japanese study has found that certain genomic abnormalities specifically related to alcohol consumption are linked to the onset of “diffuse-type” stomach cancer.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 5, 2023
At Kyoto's mystical L'Escamoteur, cocktails akin to 'remedies for the soul'
More than one Kyoto drinker has fallen under Cristophe Rossi's beguiling spell.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 28, 2023
Celebrated chef Natsuko Shoji's vie en rose
Fresh from the achievement of being named Asia’s best female chef last year, Natsuko Shoji wows diners with an adventure into the world of Dom Perignon Rose.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 7, 2023
Craft brewers drink to success of Yokohama startup's new 'beer paper'
The item has taken off recently, appearing at beer promotion events in various forms, including menus, coasters and drink holders.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jan 29, 2023
Secretary to Japanese government spokesman to quit over drinking and driving ticket
In an apology regarding his policy secretary's conduct, Hirokazu Matsuno said that he takes the matter 'very seriously' and that his 'supervision and management did not go far enough.'
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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Jan 29, 2023
Recipe: Yuzu-sanshō sidecar
This cocktail has enough bright citrus and tongue-tingling spice to jolt you out of the midwinter doldrums.
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JAPAN
Jan 23, 2023
Fukushima brewer uses AI to develop sake to pair with different fish species
The brewery plans to start selling its AI-paired sake soon to boost the revitalization of the nearby coastal area.
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WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 19, 2023
Canada’s new guidelines for alcohol say ‘no amount’ is healthy
The new guidelines depart from the specific drink limits called for in other Western countries.
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BUSINESS
Jan 13, 2023
Japan beer sales grew for the first time in 18 years in 2022
But total sales were still down around 10% compared with 2019 despite a recovery in sales to restaurants and bars as COVID-19 restrictions eased.

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