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  1. Wine joins whisky in Japan's 'Napa Valley'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The small town of Yoichi in Hokkaido has become famous recently as the setting for much of an NHK TV series titled "Massan" that was screened every day, Monday to Saturday, from September 2014 to March this year. The popular 15-minute morning drama was based on the life story of Masataka Taketsuru , a Hiroshima sake-brewer's son who sailed to Scotland in 1918 to learn the art of making whisky, married a Scottish girl named Jessie Roberta Cowan, and brought her back to Japan.

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  2. I'll Drink to That: Leonardo LoCasio of WinebowRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vinography

    ... Leonardo found fresh faces in lesser known areas of the world like Oregon, Greece, Eastern Europe, and in the Japanese sake world. Again, all regions that importers are focusing in on as alternatives today. Leonardo decided to work with family-owned ...

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  3. Your Sake Crib Notes from NYC's New Mega Robata RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Food & Wine

    Entering the wide world of sake isn't easy when you've only tasted hot, label-less shots at a sushi bar. For most sake neophytes, it's like getting into craft beer after years of Bud Light or PBR.

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  4. Sample them all at this year's Joy of Sake Hawaii.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KITV-TV

    The world's largest sake sampling festival outside Japan, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with its largest event to date on July 31. Hawaii know SAKE -- but do you know SAKE like this? U.S. Sake Appraiser Chris Johnson and Chef LeeAnne Wong -- joining us with more on the "Joy of Sake." Big event, 15th year, 391 bottles, Ultra- Premium Sake... Chef Wong/Hale Ohuna one of 21 retaurants having fun with sake.

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  5. To Know Sake is to Love Sake: Sake Week Returns to Roka AkorRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | The Local Tourist

    There's much more to sake than those warm little bottles accompanied by those tiny little cups. In fact, good sake is served chilled, just like the nice wine that it is.

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  6. Nihonshu overflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Japan Times

    You know how when you order nihonshA in a bar or restaurant, and your server brings a glass to the table and sets it inside another vessel? And then he or she picks up a bottle of sake and pours until the sake spills over the top of the glass and into the vessel below? My friends and I have always wondered why that is done. Also, what is the proper way to drink this? Are you supposed to first finish off the sake in the glass and then tip the contents of the underlying vessel into the glass? Or drink the overflow straight from the vessel itself? I'm so glad you raised this question; I'm brimming with curiosity.

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  7. Technics Event at NY's Audio Den FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Stereophile

    High-end audio dealer Audio Den is hosting a music evening Friday, July 24, 5:00-8:00pm, to launch Technics' new Premium and Reference series integrated amplifier, network player, and speakers in North America. The Akiko Jazz Trio will be performing live and there will as well as hors-d'oeuvres, drinks, wine, a sake tasting, and giveaways.

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  8. Japan's microbrews offer variety of tastesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Asia News Network

    ... for beer enthusiasts, as there are various microbrews with unique flavours across the nation. Suginoya Hamachi Shuzo, a sake brewery in Nishi Ward, Fukuoka, produces microbrews as well as sake. "We used sake brewing techniques to create this beer," ...

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  9. Truckee's MakiAli sushi spot gets a new owner and a fresh menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... serving fish up raw, fried and torched, spicy, sweet, crunchy and with a touch of umami. All of the classics like tuna, sake salmo, and fish roe can be ordered as simple, clean nigiri or in creatively imagined sashimi, hand rolls, maki or bites. ...

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  10. Sakes to SavorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Examiner.com

    The Japanese drink sake with almost everything, from fatty meat and fish to soba and udon noddles. For many of us it remains a confusing beverage as it has a maderized flavor and comes in unfiltered, unpasteurized and vintage versions.

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  11. Green Flash Beer Pairing And Hi-Time Sake Tasting TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | OC Weekly

    ... something more straightforward (i.e. drink first, eating later), head to Costa Mesa's own Hi-Time Wine Cellar for some sake love. Our favorite rep will be pouring a set of new additions to their collection starting at 6 p.m. Eight tastes for $15 is ...

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  12. Sake ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | APRN

    Join us in this tasting of more than 70 premium sakes. This educational and fun event will highlight sake with tastings and cultural components.

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  13. In Honolulu, snap up the chance to sip sake -- nearly 400 kinds of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Los Angeles Times

    Nearly 400 varieties of sake will be available for sampling at the Joy of Sake on July 31 in Honolulu. Nearly 400 varieties of sake will be available for sampling at the Joy of Sake on July 31 in Honolulu.

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  14. Craft sake is latest trend brewing in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Denver Post

    First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now, Japanese sake aficionados hope to transform the so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan alcohol-of-the-moment in the U.S. Dan Ford, whose Maine-made sake is just hitting the market, has bet his retirement savings that consumers will be sold on his premium sake once they give it a try.

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  15. Craft sake is the latest U.S. brewing trendRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Ohio.com

    A batch of milled rice is inspected at the Blue Current Brewery in Kittery, Maine. Master brewer Dan Ford recently began bottling sake, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice, in a state well know for its craft beer.

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  16. 5 Foolproof Sushi and Sake PairingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Food & Wine

    What do you drink with sushi? Sake is the obvious choice-but which one? At the new NYC outpost of Zuma , sommelier Samuel Davies approaches sake pairings in the same way he does wine pairings, matching or contrasting the flavor profile of the fish in the sushi with that of a particular sake. "When pairing sake with sashimi or sushi, it comes down to the oil content, fat content and protein content in the fish," he says.

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  17. Dogs Get A New "Leash on Life" at One Drunk Puppy in Las VegasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Digital Game Developer

    Have a fantastic night out for a good cause at the Annual One Drunk Puppy Wine Tasting Event at Silverton Casino Hotel on Saturday, August 15 from 6 p.m. 9 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Animal Foundation which is dedicated to eliminating the tragedy of pet overpopulation. Event attendees will enjoy complimentary appetizers, music and a wide selection of international beverages, featuring luscious varietals, craft beers and premium sake from Southern Wine & Spirits.

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  18. Craft sake is latest trend that's brewing in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Newsday

    First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Reported on July 8, 2015, Japanese sake aficionados are now seeking to transform so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan alcoholic beverage in the U.S.

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  19. Sake to me: Rice wine latest trendy drink in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    KITTERY, Maine - First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan alcohol-of-the-moment in the U.S. Dan Ford, whose ...

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  20. Forget craft beer, drink some craft sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WIXY-FM Champaign

    CRAFT SAKE: Dan Ford, founder of the Blue Current Brewery, poses with a bottle of sake at the brewery in Kittery, Maine. Steamed rice is inoculated in a sauna-like koji room for two days as part of the six week brewing process to make "rice wine."

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