In Amanohashidate, in the northern part of Kyoto prefecture, there is a famous vineyard where you can taste and buy locally-produced wine. Unfortunately, it’s terrible. I think countries should stick to what they do best, and, just like you wouldn’t expect much from Italian sushi, so you shouldn’t expect much from Japanese wine. 436 more words
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Dydh da from Kernow (hello from Cornwall)!
To commiserate the fact that I am now closer to being 30 than 20, I decided to hole up in the motherland for a long weekend, lick my wounds and generously apply anti-wrinkle cream. 349 more words
Kyoto Sake Tasting: Kinoshita Brewery-Tamagawa Kounotori by Phillip Harper (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. 605 more words