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SAKE

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jul 6, 2019
Utsura Utsura: Food, sake and ambience worth the detour
Set back far enough from the sidewalk that most people give it barely a second look, this welcoming little izakaya tavern has the warm feel of a local watering hole, but it's near enough to the lights of Shibuya to reward a few minutes' walk.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Cultivating Craft
Jul 6, 2019
For Shonan Beer, quality and locality drive success
Investment in the local Kanazawa Prefecture market and a focus on the quality of the beer are the keys to success for Shonan Beer.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jun 8, 2019
Yummy Sake Collective: A new pairing of blind tasting and AI tech
Yummy Sake Collective has a solution for people who struggle to identify what sake they like: An AI-powered app, used in conjunction with a blind tasting, to help determine flavor preferences.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jun 1, 2019
Hinomoto Beer Parlor: Drink locally, eat independently
It wouldn't be wrong to call Hinomoto a pub. After all it's a craft beer specialist, with 10 taps all devoted to Japanese beers and a counter where you can sit and drink to your heart's content. But that doesn't tell the whole story by a long way.
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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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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 11, 2019
Phoenix Sake Collection: A tribute to music 'n' sake
In collaboration with brewery Tatenokawa, Inc., rock band Phoenix has released the Phoenix Sake Collection to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 4, 2019
American-based breweries are creating their own brand of sake
With the growing demand for sake in the United States, American craft brewers are also getting in on the act — and giving Japan's 'drink of the gods' their own twist.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
May 4, 2019
Hiyori: Oden crosses over to wine country
Few restaurants capture the Shinsen neighborhood feel better than Hiyori. Looking in from street level, you can tell that it's easygoing and convivial, the sort of place where you drop in for a quick drink, strike up conversation with your neighbors and end up staying the rest of the evening.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 13, 2019
Sushi M: Shaking up the world of sushi through sake pairings
Ever since he was a young chef in his early 20s, Michimasa Nakamura has wanted to shake things up in the world of sushi.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 17, 2019
Sake evangelists launch campaign to demystify nihonshu in U.K.
Businesses in Britain are coming up with inventive ways to try to broaden the appeal of sake to suit European palates as Japan looks to increase sales in developed markets across the world.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 16, 2019
Cacao: Sensory infusions of chocolate and alcohol
Journey Company, the first international brand to carry Colombia's official mark of approval for their chocolates, collaborates with Japanese artisans to release limited-edition sweets infused with flavors like matcha green tea and umeshu (plum wine). To further the sensory experience, at their Chocolate Bank in Kamakura they offer after-hours chocolate and alcohol pairings at a tiny bar.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 4, 2019
Husband-wife trading duo bets big on sake's future in U.S.
When Yumiko Munekyo was a vice president at Nomura Holdings Inc. in 2011, she would take clients to upscale sushi spots around Manhattan. They'd invariably order junmai daiginjō, the highest grade of sake and also usually the priciest, but not always the most interesting or appropriate.
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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.
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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 endeavours online with the hashtag #DryJanuary.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 4, 2019
Foreign pair bring energy and fresh ideas to the table in Japan's traditional sake industry
When two foreign nationals dipped their toe into the traditional sake brewing industry as sales staff, they not only discovered the intricacies of the beverage, but they also came to understand the unique aspects of working in one of the country's most traditional industries.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Nov 18, 2018
Exports of Fukushima-brand alcohol hit record in fiscal 2017
Exports of sake, liquor and other alcoholic beverages produced in Fukushima Prefecture reached a record high of about 296,000 liters in fiscal 2017.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Oct 13, 2018
Sake embeds itself abroad with new U.K. brewery
Dojima Sake Brewery, which opened this past September on the grounds of Fordham Abbey, about an hour outside of London, is brewing quality Japanese sake in a chic, contemporary setting.
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LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Sep 2, 2018
Seeing things from another angle
Design that thrives on different perspectives of the innovative, the classic and the traditional
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Aug 4, 2018
Toritama: Beak-to-tail yakitori washed down with top sake
There are only two fail-safe ways to get through a Tokyo heatwave summer. One is to head for the hills, or anywhere else the nights are cool. The other is to self-medicate. Sake does the trick perfectly, especially when matched with good yakitori. That calls for an evening at Toritama.
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BUSINESS
Aug 1, 2018
Japan's largest sake exporter eyes even larger slice of international market
The new boss of Takara Holdings Inc., Japan's biggest sake-supplier to overseas markets, wants to make the rice-based alcohol as popular as wine.

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