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Kōji – More Than Just a Sweet Thing

December 23, 2023

Anyone reading this has probably explained – or had explained to them – how sake is made at some point, and it usually goes something like the pithy line from…

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Is Wine the Best Way to Promote Sake?

September 13, 2023

Exports are steadily climbing and more people are beginning to understand what it is, but sake still has a way to go before it can solidify its place alongside other…

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Zenkuro – New Zealand Craft Sake

March 5, 2020

Article by: Sebastien Lemoine (French translation below) This post is based on my personal notes about Zenkuro, taken during an interview with David Joll and Matt Shaw from Melbourne Sake,…

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PRESS RELEASE – Sake On Air 1-year Anniversary Celebration

November 19, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World’s 1st Sake & Shochu-dedicated Podcast “Sake On Air” Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary TOKYO – Sake On Air - the world’s number one podcast dedicated to Japan’s…

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Sake Event Schedule (Oct-Nov 2019)

October 28, 2019

The Japan Sake and Shochu Information Center is home to a slew of sake-centric events all throughout the year. On occasion, we like to pool that info together in one…

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Serving Up Sake

July 24, 2019

Across a pair of recent episodes of Sake On Air, Wolfgang Angyal, CEO of the Riedel company  in Japan, has prepared a brilliant workshop, an opportunity to understand Riedel’s methodology…

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Follow up to “Talking Terroir” (EP 18)

June 20, 2019

On a recent overseas sake promotion project guiding wine experts around breweries in Japan, one term that popped up more times than I care to remember was terroir. Not from…

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