September 2006

True Sake In The News - San Francisco Chronicle

Posted by Beau Timken in 2006, News, Newsletter, September

In a bold move, Blake Gray from The Chron attacked the "terroir" issue in the sake world head-on. This is quite a difficult topic to cover in terms of trying to avoid generalities. But what's a wine/sake writer to do? Well call up your local sake dude, and have him come over to the Chron for a private tasting of 8 sakes, which of course is what Blake did. It's a good read, and he quotes Philip Harper and Chris Pearce amongst others.

Read the article here: SAKE'S REGIONAL REVIVAL: Japanese breweries embrace terroir and a return to local flavors

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