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NEW WINE FRONTIER

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
May 28, 2023
Deep in the weeds: Why Nora-Kura's wines grow as wild as can be
The untrained eye may find Ken and Kazuko Sasaki"s vineyard unkempt, but appearances can be deceiving at this Hakodate winery.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Jan 29, 2023
The ‘bugs, microbes and wild yeast’ of Japan’s umami wine master
Takahiko Soga embraces the potentially destructive elements of winemaking that many other vintners try their best to avoid.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Oct 9, 2022
The 'invisible' American bringing Old World soul to Japanese wine
Bruce Gutlove was growing tired of Napa Valley when Japanese wine came calling.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Aug 7, 2022
A new wine legend sprouts from the land of the gods
Chief vintner Norio Abe wasn't interested in wine u2014 until an order he couldn't refuse and a few years in the fields convinced him he had much more than a spark of talent.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Jun 5, 2022
Against the elements, Kyushu wine beats the heat
Terroir has never been this balmy before, but that hasn't stopped the awards from finding this Kyushu winemaker.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Apr 2, 2022
Minakata Jozo: Seeding renewal in rural Japan
Nobuari Soga "started farming to be close to nature's blessings." He soon discovered he could also express himself through the art of winemaking and was hooked.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Feb 19, 2022
Snow country wine: Old vines and new vision
A senior vintner stakes his future on uprooting the past, while his daughter embraces the past to forge an exciting future.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Jan 23, 2022
Funky Chateau: Straight from the gospel of natural winemaking
Toyohiko and Michiko Kanehashi were told their vines would die if they didn't fertilize. On the contrary, going natural sets Funky Chateau wines apart from the pack.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Dec 12, 2021
Azucca e Azucco: Expressing local terroir in the shadow of an automotive giant
Vintner Daisuke Suzaki says he didn't see the point of hunting for the ideal terrain to start his winery. Instead, he welcomed the challenge of starting one on his home turf.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Nov 6, 2021
On the slopes of Yamanashi, Domaine Mie Ikeno puts nature in a bottle
The first woman to establish a domaine in Japan, vintner Mie Ikeno cut her teeth in France before returning to carve out her own niche (and producing some highly sought-after wines).
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Oct 10, 2021
Japan’s newest generation of vintners are launching a wine revolution
Forget its reputation for cloying sweetness. A group of pioneers on a quest for perfection are putting Japanese wines on the global map.

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