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LIFE / Food & Drink / FOCUS
May 3, 2021
Aged like fine wine? Reviving the forgotten culture of vintage sake
Fine wine is not the only thing that gets better with age, and a venture firm hopes to prove that by reviving the long-forgotten culture of Japan's homegrown vintage sake.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 28, 2021
'Biden' sake riding wave of presidential success in Japan
The election of Joe Biden in the United States has brought fortune to a Fukuoka brewer whose product shares the president's name.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jan 10, 2021
When it comes to sake, a little heat can go a long way
Gone are the days when hot sake implied poor quality, and kanzake is finally taking pride of place at the socially distanced dinner table.
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CULTURE / Books
Sep 12, 2020
'The Japanese Sake Bible': Sake production is 'a business that's all about families'
“The Japanese Sake Bible” delves deep into the history and culture of Japan's national drink, as well as the stories of the people who make it.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Kateigaho International Japan Edition
Aug 29, 2020
Hakkō: Brewing sake the additive-free way
Hayato Shoji, who runs Kidoizumi Brewery, continues his grandfather's dedication to making additive-free sake.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Women of Taste
May 9, 2020
Not a sake lover? You just haven’t met sommelier Yuki Imanishi
At Sake Lovers Inc., founder Yuki Imanishi works with 100 small breweries across Japan to promote their products and connect them directly with consumers.
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BUSINESS
Feb 26, 2020
Foreign diplomats introduced to sake-making in bid to promote Japan's national beverage
Foreign diplomats in Japan have toured a sake brewery near Tokyo to study how the beverage is made in a project the government and the sake industry hope will promote the traditional rice wine overseas.
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JAPAN
Jan 3, 2020
Japan mulls adding culinary masters to list of 'living national treasures' to increase tourism and exports
The government is considering designating highly skilled masters of Japanese cuisine and sake brewing as "living national treasures," a title currently limited to performers and experts skilled in traditional arts and crafts, sources familiar with the matter said Friday.
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BUSINESS
Nov 27, 2019
Japan weighs plans to issue new licenses to export sake
The government and ruling bloc are discussing plans to allow the issuing of new licenses for the production of sake meant for export amid the growing popularity of the drink overseas, according to informed sources.
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BUSINESS
Nov 12, 2019
Sake pours into China amid shrinking consumption in Japan
Japanese sake sellers are looking to tap into China's growing taste for traditional rice wine to counter its falling consumption back home.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Oct 12, 2019
An unexpected synergy of sake and wagyu
Innovative sake company Nihonshu Oendan has teamed up with Yakiniku Yazawa to pair its junmai daiginju014d sake with wagyu beef.
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BUSINESS
Sep 5, 2019
Event held in India to promote sake and other Japanese alcoholic drinks
An event to introduce Japanese alcoholic beverages such as sake rice wine and shōchū distilled spirits to Indian distributors and hotel officials was held Wednesday at the Japanese Embassy in New Delhi.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
May 25, 2019
Rebekah Wilson-Lye: Raising a glass to the wonders of sake
One of Japan's emerging leaders in the sake world talks about the delight of discovering Japan's renowned beverage.
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JAPAN
Jan 24, 2019
Abe makes sales pitch for Fukushima sake at Davos
On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a sales pitch for sake produced in Fukushima Prefecture.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jan 12, 2019
A new year taste for Tokyo's best speciality sake bars
With the start of a new year comes a new set of resolutions. An increasingly popular choice is Dry January, a campaign led by the British charity Alcohol Change UK, in which participants vow to abstain from drinking for 31 days. Millions of people around the world have been documenting their virtuous...
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JAPAN
Jun 2, 2018
Top Iwate brewery turns to AI for high-tech assist with sake
An award-winning sake brewery in the Tohoku region is eyeing a new approach to sake production that uses artificial intelligence to assist skilled workers.
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JAPAN
May 2, 2018
Maker of premium sake Dassai to build brewery in New York, its first outside Japan
Asahi Shuzo Co., the Yamaguchi Prefecture-based maker of Dassai premium sake, has announced plans to build a brewery in New York, making it the first Japanese producer to establish itself in the region at a time when local craft sake breweries are on the rise.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Mar 31, 2018
Know by Moto: Sake finds a chic haven below Shinjuku
So you've rendezvoused beneath the huge video screen at Studio Alta. You've explored Shinjuku, maybe caught a movie or trawled for treats in the gleaming depachika (basement food floor) of the Isetan department store. Now you're ready for sustenance. Somewhere cool, with good food and premium sake. No...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 3, 2018
Dive headfirst into the world of nihonshu with a sake education course
Sake has come a long way from the days when it was internationally — and crudely — known as "rice wine." In recent years, sake has been the star of two documentaries, as well as a TV series on Amazon. Sommeliers and chefs around the world are making room for nihonshu — as it is called...
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BUSINESS
Jan 7, 2018
Yamagata brewing venture makes splash abroad with sake aged in wine barrels
A brewing venture in the Tohoku region has made a splash abroad with sake matured in oak wine barrels.

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