Sake finding new fans in China (part 2)

Takashi Funakoshi from the Asahi Shimbun China office has a long report in With News on the newfound popularity of sake in China. [This post is part 2 of 2.] Of course, the current popularity of sake in China can’t be explained just by Japanese government policy. We...

Sake finding new fans in China

Takashi Funakoshi from the Asahi Shimbun China office has a long report in With News on the newfound popularity of sake in China. [I’ll post this in two parts.] If you ask people in China what part of Japanese culture they like, the first thing you’ll hear is...

Nada Ki-ippon tasting event in Kobe

The Yomiuri Shimbun reports on ten kuramoto (蔵元, brewery owners) in the famous Nada Gogō area who held a tasting event in the Kitano Kōbō no Machi area of Kobe on 7 September 2019, prior to launching their brand Nada Ki-ippon. Around 260 sake enthusiasts joined them...