Nanbu Bijin won the Sake Champion at the International Wine challenge 2017 for the high quality of its product. Get immersed in this traditional Sake Brewery founded in 1902 in Nihone city, Iwate Prefecture. Discover how they went from the production in Nihone to receiving the Award in London. In this sake video, you will meet the people of the sake brewery and watch their successful journey.
Produced in Iwate prefecture, on the northeastern coast of Honshu, this sake beat stiff competition from thousands of other entries to claim the top sake winner. Rich, but refreshing, its floral character and velvety texture seduced the international panel of 62 sake judges. This victory will thrust this small sake brewery, which only brews around 200k litres of sake a year, into the global spotlight.