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SAKE

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 10, 2021
Go on a ‘sake voyage’ right in Tokyo’s backyard
The Yottemikke Sake Tourism Association entices travelers to explore Utsunomiya's gastronomic delights.
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.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jan 4, 2021
Shuka Nomoto: An intimate toast to 2021
This Ebisu-based izakaya is small, stylish and serves top-notch food — just what we need to carry us through 2021.
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BUSINESS
Dec 27, 2020
Japan sets out action plan to boost farm exports
Japan has drawn up an action plan to achieve its goal of boosting farm exports to u00a52 trillion by 2025 as it aims to make wagyu and sake more competitive in the global market.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Dec 19, 2020
Sake brewing in 2020: ‘Hard times are going to be with us for a while’
After years of incremental gains due to growing popularity abroad, Japan's sake producers struggled with substantial losses this year.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Women of Taste
Dec 12, 2020
Want a deeper understanding of Tokyo’s culinary landscape? Just ask Yukari Sakamoto.
The first non-Japanese to become a shu014dchu016b advisor, this chef, sommelier and tour guide built her career on sharing Tokyo's best with the world.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 12, 2020
Raise a glass to better days ahead with spiced winter sake
Think of otoso as Japan's version of mulled wine — sake-based and customizable with a variety of herbs or spices.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Nov 7, 2020
You, too, can learn from master sake brewers with Taste with the Toji
Looking to support the sake industry during the pandemic, sake educator Simone Maynard created a weekly online event to connect brewery and consumer.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Oct 17, 2020
With fortunes waning in Japan, sake finds a new home abroad
As the world's hunger for Japanese cuisine grows, so does its thirst for the country's iconic drink.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Sep 5, 2020
Hasegawa Saketen Gransta: A sake lover's boon beneath Tokyo Station
Hasegawa Saketen's reborn Tokyo Station branch is larger, sleeker and even better stocked. It even boasts a new in-house sake microbrewery.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Aug 29, 2020
Japan's small-scale sake breweries struggle to survive
2020 is proving to be a rough year for sake breweries, and the pandemic has forced many into making tough decisions about marketing and production.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Aug 8, 2020
Add some sparkle to your summer with Sake Tonic
The best new sake arrival of the season is FamilyMart's limited-edition Sake Tonic — smooth, citrusy and alarmingly easy to drink.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 18, 2020
Summer sipping: How sake is getting creative in the heat
Sake brewers are embracing creative takes on natsuzake to bolster sales and tempt new drinkers.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 9, 2020
Here’s what the sake and shōchū experts are drinking at home
It's 5 o'clock somewhere: Time for a well-deserved at-home happy hour.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 16, 2020
Sake breweries answer calls for strong alcohol as sanitizers run short
Sake breweries across Japan have begun producing high-alcohol content liquids for use in place of the alcohol-based sanitizers that have become scarce during the COVID-19 crisis.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 21, 2020
Sake, sashimi and all-night hours: Tokyo's izakaya bars have it all
Although many bars and restaurants in Japan remain open, medical professionals strongly recommend people refrain from congregating in small, crowded spaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For more information, visit bit.ly/whocovid19-jp.

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