Oh May! May, 2018 Welcome to the 165th Issue of America’s sake-centric Newsletter. In this very “spring-ish” issue. Learn how True Sake is being used as a testing ground for of the most cult-popular sake brands in Japan, get a peek at the IWC tasting event in Yamagata, get... Continue reading article ›
Sake Opportunities – Takachiyo Uses True Sake To Test Market May, 2018 Every once in a while, being the first dedicated sake store outside of Japan, has its perks. We sometimes get exclusive sakes like our very cool Junmai Daiginjo from Niigata called Miroku (if you haven’t tried it yet you really should). We also get “used” to test... Continue reading article ›
Sake Scene – International Wine Challenge Does Yamagata May, 2018 1,636!   No that is not a typo! It’s a record. This year breweries have submitted 1,636 sakes to be judged at the International Wine Challenge, which is the largest sake competition featuring sake that are commercially available to the sake market. These are sakes... Continue reading article ›
Sake Events – The 13th Annual Sake Day! (Tickets On Sale Now) May, 2018 Are you an “Early Bird”? Do you always get the worm? Then we certainly hope that you have already ordered your early bird tickets for Sake Day 2018. Tickets are on sale now and you already knew that! You also know that Sake Day sells... Continue reading article ›
Top TEN List – 10 Medal Winning Sakes From The IWC May, 2018 Welcome aboard your Top Ten Sake list that are all medal and trophy winners at the IWC competition last year and from many years before. These brews are very noteworthy, in the sense that they excelled at the foremost sake-judging event for sakes that are... Continue reading article ›
Sake Archives – KJ Mines The Archives For “Amazing” Articles May, 2018 Greetings Sake Nerds,   The month of May is a special one! Our founder, Beau Timken is out in the far reaches of Yamagata Prefecture playing the role as Co-Chairman and judging sake for the illustrious International Wine Challenge! Here is a glimpse of some... Continue reading article ›
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