How to Order Sake – From A Sommelier
Sushi chef David Bouhadana visits Shigure, a Tribeca sake bar and Japanese kitchen, for a sake tasting with master sommelier Monica Samuels. Watch for tasting notes and food pairings for five sake varieties, sure to kick-start your traditional Japanese rice wine education.
How to Drink Sake Like a Pro
What’s the difference between sweet and dry sake, how’s it made, and what should you look out for when you’re buying sake. Few sakes will be test and compare the differences.
Sake | How It’s Made
See sake made the traditional way as workers hand manipulate the rice and fermentation. A traditional press is used to extract the sake.
Ultimate Japanese Sake Guide: Dassai Brewery
John Daub got a chance to tour Dassai Brewery with the company’s CEO, the world’s hottest sake brand to get those answers. Dassai only makes Junmai Daiginjo sake, the highest quality, and if you want to understand sake, start with the best.
The Making of Shimizu-No-Mai Japanese Sake
Did you know that sake is older than the written Japanese language?! This video from Akita Shurui Seizoh showcases the craftsmanship and tradition that is behind the “Drink of the Gods”. Sake (pronounced “sah-kay”) is brewed somewhat like beer, but drinks elegantly like wine – but is truly a unique beverage!
Japanese Sake Vending Machines
Sake Vending Machines! It’s true – all of it. And they’re brilliant.
How to Order and Pair Sake – Stop Doing it Wrong
Drinking Japanese rice wine aka sake is a great way to kick off dinner, but there’s a right and wrong way enjoy this spirit. Let Japanese Brasserie’s Yoshihiro Sakimoto show you the best way to sip and pair sake, none of which involve dropping a glass into a full beer.
How to Heat Sake
Have you ever wondered how you could enjoy warm or hot sake by just using your “Tokkuri” or sake jug ? Sometimes you may not have a microwave safe sake jug which you can use to heat your sake, so this video will show you a traditional way of doing so by simply using boiling water in a pot to heat your sake.
Richie Hawtin presents ENTER.Sake
Shiboritate Tour 2013.
Beau Timken of True Sake is proud to be called a sake samurai. His fanaticism comes across in his enthusiasm for junmai, daiginjo, and ginjo, and he rails against those who encourage libation without education. Take the hint: learn from Beau.
ENTER.Sake | Introducing Sake to the World
Shiboritate tour 2015
Sake Master Toshi Maeda
The Sake Master Toshi Maeda talks about Sake.
An Intro to Sake from ‘Sake Samurai’ Chef Tetsuya Wakuda
Visiting 9 Sake Breweries in Japan in One Day
Saijo might be the best place to explore sake in Japan. With 9 breweries within easy walking distance of each other, an afternoon stroll around the town quickly becomes a sake tasting adventure.
Niigata Sake Tour – Sake Brewery Tours
Niigata Sake Tour
Choosing the right Sake
Sake master and Sake Samurai Chris Johnson discusses the different types of sake, and how to choose the right one for a meal, with Saveur Editor-in-Chief James Oseland at the Asia Society, December 1, 2008.