All Japan News Blog
2022-12-14
By Yuji Matsumoto What is good sake? Certainly one standard is the price, but we need to think if we can find a sake that has the value to satisfy ones taste. It is important to find a "sake that suit...
2022-12-07
By Kosuke Kuji The last issue introduced sake brewery “Tenbi” (Yamaguchi prefecture). New sake brewery “Kamikawa Taisetsu Sake Brewery” recently emerged in Hokkaido as well. This brewery was originall...
2022-11-23
When the age of the aristocracy ended and samurais came to the forefront, major changes took place in the world of sake production. Homemade cloudy sake common up to that point gradually became obsole...
2022-11-16
By Ryuji Takahashi Chinese restaurant Machi-chuka is a secret fad in Tokyo. Machi-chuka was featured on TV and also in an entire magazine issue. Recently, one food producer is selling pre-packaged foo...
2022-11-09
By Yuji Matsumoto When we get into December, restaurants start becoming busy with year-end parties and Christmas parties, and we should start preparation from the beginning of November. During this ti...
2022-11-02
By Kosuke Kuji The Japanese sake industry developed as a regional industry long-established in ancient times. On the other hand, this industry is difficult to enter for beginners. New license to produ...
2022-10-26
Sake production was established by the Japanese Imperial court from the Nara period (710-784 AD) to Heian period (794-1185 AD). According to the “Engi-Shiki” stipulated in 927 AD, the administrative o...
2022-10-19
By Ryuji Takahashi This summer was too hot in Japan. The temperature seems to be rising every year. These days, exceeding 104 degF is more common. This year, experts said the temperature was higher du...
2022-10-12
By Yuji Matsumoto The other day I had the opportunity to go to Las Vegas due to business, but couldn't believe that the day high was 45 degrees C (113 degF). With hot winds and scorching heat that may...
2022-10-05
By Kosuke Kuji The novel coronavirus outbreak prompted the cancellation of sake events throughout Japan for nearly 3 years. Measures to prevent the spread of the virus are no longer enforced since Mar...