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Sake, now well known to the world like sushi, is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. In the Japanese language Sake means all alcoholic beverage but in English it means Nihonshu, Japanese liquor.
Sake is sometimes referred to rice wine. Not like wine alcohol is produced by fermenting sugar that is naturally present in fruits. The origin of Sake is unknown. Sake is mentioned several times in Kojiki, Japan’s first written history book, which was compiled in 712 A.D..
After Meiji era Western products have been introduced to Japan consumption of Sake has been declining specially among young generation wine and beer are more preferable, ironically people living in other countries are having more Sake recently.
There are many ways to enjoy sake, the most common being either hot or cold. Depending on the season or celebration, a cold glass of sake is shared among friends and family, or a warm cup on the New Years. However you choose to enjoy sake, the flavors of the drink is usually served with a dish that matches.
Learn about sake brewing and its history then taste traditional sake
Sake manufacturing company
Located in Nada district, acknowledged as the best location for sake production
In-depth history for guests about the various brewing, traditions, and significance about sake.
Sake Tasting Vending Machine in Niigata
Sake Tasting and Brewery Tour in Niigata