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SAKE

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Aug 5, 2014
Aji no Nakamura: Comforting food and sake with ambience to match
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Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 13, 2014
Let's not forget the sake at world food events
On the afternoon of April 28, at an intimate gathering in London's Ametsa restaurant, a cluster of admirers with champagne flutes in hand fluttered around chef Helena Rizzo. The Brazilian Rizzo, who helms the acclaimed restaurant Mani in Sao Paulo, had recently been named the World's Best Female Chef,...
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Apr 25, 2014
'Dream' rice expected to yield excellent sake
Aichi Prefecture has officially launched sales of Yume-ginga, a type of brewer's rice used to make high-quality sake.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 2, 2014
Hokkaido brewers unearth snow-enhanced sake
Sake makers in Biei, Hokkaido, on Wednesday started to dig out containers of rice wine aged under the snow during the long winter.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Mar 15, 2014
Too hot to handle
What was that hot drink they served us last night?
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Mar 12, 2014
Sakenojin has 500 reasons why sake lovers should go to Niigata
Learning about sake is similar to discovering the world's wide range of wines. Even if you can navigate the sometimes complicated, kanji names on a drinks menu at a local eatery, it's unlikely that they'll be that helpful in finding the right sake for you. Each sake brewery has its own history and creates...
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JAPAN
Feb 18, 2014
Fukui sake brand certified as kosher
More than a dozen sake products from Katoukichibee Shoten have been certified as kosher, adhering to the strict food standards tailored for Jewish people.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jan 14, 2014
Maishin: Safe haven in Shibuya for sake-loving adults
Shibuya is not a neighborhood where you head for haute cuisine. But all that window-shopping, people-watching, hanging out and having fun can be hungry work. So it's good to have a few places up your sleeve that offer sustenance and respite from the crowds and noise.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 8, 2014
Sake boom revives rice types as Abe eyes exports
Farmers on Japan's west coast will sow Nihonbare rice this year for the first time in a decade as growers around the country return to older varieties to meet demand for record sake exports.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jan 7, 2014
Fresh pressings from Norway's sake brewery
Nu00f8gne u00d8 Brewery in Norway is best known for its line of award-winning craft beers, but the company is quickly gaining a reputation for another brewed beverage: sake.
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JAPAN
Jan 7, 2014
Sake popularity surging abroad but marketing needed
At a luxury hotel in an affluent corner of west London, Rajan Ragesamy, a certified sake sommelier based in the United Arab Emirates, raises a wooden mallet above his head in preparation to crack open a fresh barrel.
Japan Times
LIFE
Oct 12, 2013
Kanpai! Sake through the ages
'A civilization stands or falls by the degree to which drink has entered the lives of its people, and from that point of view Japan must rank very high among the civilizations of the world.'
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JAPAN
Oct 9, 2013
Famed sake brewer carries on
Norimichi Kusumi, 66, can finally heave a sigh of relief having turned over the management of a 180-year-old sake brewery in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture, to his son, Yoshitaka, 42, after struggling to protect the business from a series of natural disasters.
JAPAN
Jun 22, 2013
Entrepreneur to open Taiwan sake school
A Japanese entrepreneur will open a sake school in Taipei next month to educate Taiwanese about rice wine.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / SWEET INSPIRATIONS
Jun 7, 2013
Japanese desserts with an alcohol kick
"There are two types of people," my dear old landlady used to say, handing me a bowl of frothing matcha tea: "Those who like alcohol, and those who like sweets."
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 26, 2013
Brewers set out to take sake global
Ambitious sake brewers have turned to foreign markets in an attempt to replicate wine's global success.
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2013
Sake makers to get prominent boost from JTA
The Japan Tourism Agency wants to promote sake breweries to foreign tourists to tap the drink's growing popularity abroad and bolster regional economies, the agency said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 7, 2013
Displaced brewer rebuilds sake biz
Daisuke Suzuki, a sake brewer, is hoping his product will help the people of his Fukushima Prefecture hometown, now uninhabitable due to the nuclear crisis, stay connected.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / EVERYMAN EATS
Jan 25, 2013
Snacking on squid guts and soybeans
Doritos and Budweiser, canapes and Champagne, jamon and Tempranillo — when it comes to happy hour, everyone has their favorite combination of booze and umami-infused treats.
Japan Times
JAPAN / DAVOS SPECIAL 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Looking to bring Japan's tastes to new markets through sake
As people across the globe toasted the New Year this month, Japan's sake brewers had another reason to celebrate. The industry saw modest increases in sake sales, offering a glimmer of hope to producers who have watched consumption decline since the late 1970s. According to the Japanese Sake and Shochu...

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