All Japan News Blog
2023-02-22
The Onin War (1467) prompted a civil war in Japan, a period of unrest when warriors fought for power nationwide. Products started to circulate actively in castle towns of warring lords and around temp...
2023-02-15
By Ryuji Takahashi Between Shinjuku district and Hatsudai district is an area traditionally called the Jyunisou district on the west side of Shinjuku Central Park, a red-light district since the Meiji...
2023-02-08
By Yuji Matsumoto Recently in the U.S., wine discount stores like BevMo and Total Wine and More, etc., are prosperous. Also, rural areas have local large liquor stores that sell various alcoholic beve...
2023-02-01
Sake Nation “A new way to promote Japanese sake combines a live-stream (two-dimensional) event with an in-person tasting (three-dimensional) event: Part I” By Kosuke Kuji The production volume of Japa...
2023-01-25
Sake was produced in Shinto shrines and Buddhist temple grounds in high volumes as offerings since the syncretistic fusion of Shintoism and Buddhism, “prohibition (of sake)” was issued in 1420. Annual...
2023-01-18
By Ryuji Takahashi Kanemasu Brewery (Shibata city, Niigata prefecture), producer of Junmai Daiginjo “Hatsuhana” and “Kinmasu,” celebrated 200 years since their foundation. Kanemasu Brewery was founded...
2023-01-11
By Yuji Matsumoto Happy New Year! We look forward to working with you again this year. No matter how good a product is, the message needs to be communicated for customers to try the product. let’s con...
2023-01-04
By Kosuke Kuji Hokkaido prefecture is fast garnering attention as home to one of several new locations of Kamikawa Taisetsu Sake Brewery, featured in the last report. Another reason Hokkaido is garner...
2022-12-28
Sake breweries were established by the Taira no Kiyomori era at the end of the 12th century. However, sake breweries started to operate nationwide around the 13th century. The Kamakura Shogunate (Toki...
2022-12-21
By Ryuji Takahashi Recently, the “World Liquor and Cheese Festival” was held at the Daimaru Tokyo department store connected directly to the Tokyo Station, one of the terminal stations representative ...