Why Japan’s Best Sake is Made in Fukushima?

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In 2018, Japanese sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most gold prizes at the Japan Sake Awards for a record-breaking 6th year in a row.

But why is that so?
For seeking the answer, this video takes you around Fukushima in the harvest season of rice.

Why Japan’s Best Sake is Made in Fukushima?

By

In 2018, Japanese sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most gold prizes at the Japan Sake Awards for a record-breaking 6th year in a row.

But why is that so?
For seeking the answer, this video takes you around Fukushima in the harvest season of rice.


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Sake Tasting in Tokyo

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Sake Tasting in Tokyo Originally the production of sake (actually called ‘nihonshu’ in Japan, with ‘sake’…

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Okinawa Breweries

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Okinawa Breweries Okinawa is Japan’s southernmost prefecture, consisting of a few dozen, small islands in the…

Why Japan’s Best Sake is Made in Fukushima?

By

In 2018, Japanese sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most gold prizes at the Japan Sake Awards for a record-breaking 6th year in a row.

But why is that so?
For seeking the answer, this video takes you around Fukushima in the harvest season of rice.

Okinawa Breweries

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Okinawa Breweries Okinawa is Japan’s southernmost prefecture, consisting of a few dozen, small islands in the…

Oita Breweries

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Oita Breweries Ōita Prefecture is on the north-eastern section of the island of Kyūshū. Mountain…

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Why Japan’s Best Sake is Made in Fukushima?
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In 2018, Japanese sake from Fukushima Prefecture won the most gold prizes at the Japan Sake Awards for a record-breaking 6th year in a row.

But why is that so?
For seeking the answer, this video takes you around Fukushima in the harvest season of rice.

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January, 2021

How Sake Is Made & How To Drink it – with John Gauntner

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Before there was craft beer, hand-crafted cocktails and aged bourbon­– there was sake. Sake originated from Japan and has been around for 2,000 years, but it took a while for the beverage to reach the US shores. In this video John Gauntner – world’s leading non-Japanese sake expert – explains the basics of Japanese Sake and how to drink it. In the 1990s, America experienced somewhat of a sake boom when premium grade sake, often served chilled started to be offered more at restaurants. Hot sake was no longer the only option. Prior to sake, another beloved Japanese tradition started to gain…