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Sake secrets at the Gekkeikan brewery

In February 2017, Sakagura London bar manager Zdenek Zemen and Kinu Yukawa from Japan Centre took  2016/2017 Gekkeikan Sake Cooking Competition winner Tom Wilson on an apprenticeship at the Gekkeikan Sake School in Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan – for a glimpse at the sake making experience. 633 more words


Shizuoka Sake Tasting: Hatsukame Brewery-Daiginjo Genshu "Ai"!

The other day I had the rare pleasure to visit again Hatsukame Brewery in Okabe Cho, Shizuoka City in the company of a professional farmer consultant from the USA! 540 more words

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Shizuoka Sake Tasting: One-Cup Series 15: Fujimasa Brewery-Genkotsu

The other day I had the surprise to discover a One Cup sake by Fujimasa Brewery which is located in Fujinomiya City, a long way from Shizuoka City! 402 more words

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Shizuoka Sake Tasting: Eikun Brewery-Yamahai Junmai /Look Before You Leap(conducted at la Sommeliere in Shizuoka City)

I don’t mind repeating it all the time but I prefer conducting sake tastings in the right environment but not many places are propitious for that exercise or willing to help. 268 more words


Japanese Christmas Dinner Table Essentials

Make your Christmas extra special this year by adding Japanese touches to your dinner table. Whether you are looking for stunning ceramic additions, or a recommendation on which sake to try this festive season – we’re sure you’ll find something suited to your tastes. 453 more words