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Comprehensive sake study group formed in Niigata

National Mar 21, 2019

Comprehensive sake study group formed in Niigata

A group has been formed in the city of Niigata to promote comprehensive study on sake from an academic perspective. Domestic sake consumption is on a declining trend after a recent boom. Meanwhile, tours to visit breweries and taste local sake are drawing attention from ...

Abe makes sales pitch for Fukushima sake at Davos

National 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. At the Japan Night event in Davos, Abe advertised Yamato no Kokoro, produced in Fukushima's Aizuwakamatsu from rice that ...