Sake, the secret weapon of the sommeliers in foreign markets

2021-03-11T11:39:25+02:00March 15th, 2021|Editorial Team|

Sake, the secret weapon of the sommeliers in foreign markets After over 10 years of experience, we are confident enough to say that without sommeliers, sake abroad would still be an underrated drink, found in some Japanese restaurants outside Japan. My experience is based on where I live, Spain, but [...]

The market for sake, from Japan to the rest of the world

2021-02-03T14:04:36+02:00February 3rd, 2021|Editorial Team|

The market for sake, from Japan to the rest of the world Dating back over a thousand years, sake was originally used for religious ceremonies then gradually spread through society, first among courtiers, then the army, merchants, etc., ultimately becoming Japan’s national alcoholic beverage. For aeons, however, sake was drunk [...]

The Potential Of Sake And Food Pairing And The Role Of Sake On The Dining Table

2020-10-08T09:39:38+02:00October 7th, 2020|Editorial Team|

The potential of sake and food pairing and the role of sake on the dining table As sake (nihonshu) has begun to secure its place on wine lists and liquor store shelves around the world, it brings with it a certain uncertainty for many about where it actually fits into [...]

It’s neither a spirit, a wine nor a beer … So what is genuine Japanese sake?

2021-02-03T14:06:10+02:00June 23rd, 2020|Editorial Team|

It’s neither a spirit, a wine nor a beer … So what is genuine Japanese sake? Japan’s national drink may well be enjoying increased popularity worldwide, with almost universal recognition of the word ‘sake’, it remains plagued by countless uncertainties and misconceptions. Both the general public and members of [...]