All Japan News Blog
2022-05-04
Kuchi-kami sake is produced by chewing grains such as rice or seed in the mouth, spit out, and left as is, documented in the “Oosumikoku-fudoki.” Geographically, kuchi-kami sake spread from the South ...
2022-04-27
By Ryuji Takahashi Sake shop Ji Sakeya opened in the neighboring town of Hatsudai in the Shinjuku ward of Tokyo six years ago. Our sake shop is still surviving while many businesses closed their doors...
2022-04-20
By Yuji Matsumoto Japanese sake is still a largely unfamiliar beverage to American consumers. Ninety percent of sake is consumed in restaurants, indicating the unfortunate reality that sake is still f...
2022-04-13
By Kosuke Kuji The last issue covered craft gin. This issue covers craft vodka. When we obtained a license to produce spirits, the spirits we were permitted to distill did not include “vodka” at the t...
2022-04-06
Chapter 1: What is the Origin of Sake? Introduction Sake production (brewing) requires rice “molded” with rice malt, thus the same classification as Chinese rice wine. Compared to the Korean sake prod...
2022-03-30
By Ryuji Takahashi Last year, many could not travel to their hometown due to the impact from the coronavirus, thus celebrated the year-end/New Year at home. For this reason, Japanese sake sold in high...
2022-03-23
By Yuji Matsumoto From the beginning, the successful foreign alcoholic beverage in the U.S. is of course wine. Not limited to French or Italian restaurants, wine selections are also offered in Japanes...
2022-03-16
By Kosuke Kuji The last issue covered how the coronavirus pandemic inspired our production of craft gin and vodka as a new business. Although the initial plan was to produce gin only, the decision to ...
2022-03-09
Also, clean and dry sake mild in distinct flavor along with pure sake pairs well with any food. Aromatic sake and refreshing sake pair well with acidic foods or food prepared from bland food ingredien...
2022-03-02
By Ryuji Takahashi “All Nippon Product Fair,” titled traveling through Japan in three days, was organized by the Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry, and held over three days in t...