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A silver lining in every cloud: An introduction to <i>Nigori</i> sake

July 28, 2020

A silver lining in every cloud: An introduction to Nigori sake

By Bryan West

Nigori, meaning “cloudy,” refers to a style of sake that is coarsely filtered, allowing a portion of the rice sediment to be left in the finished brew.

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How to setup a sake bar at home

March 05, 2020

How to setup a sake bar at home

By Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen

The next best thing to actually being in Japan is eating really good Japanese food with sake in hand.

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Raise Your Glass for World Sake Day

October 01, 2019

Raise Your Glass for World Sake Day

By Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen

Today is World Sake Day! Across Japan and around the world, sake’s heritage and history will be celebrated with sake tasting and food pairing events. It’s another reason to love the month of October!

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Fact 6: Most Expensive Sake is Not the Tastiest Sake

March 27, 2019

Fact 6: Most Expensive Sake is Not the Tastiest Sake

By Saki Kimura

Sake ranges in price from affordable to expensive, but prices aren't the only determination for taste. Personal preferences, food combinations, and other conditions play a big role in the sake that will be most appealing to you!

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Sake Recommendations for Wine Drinkers

March 11, 2019

Sake Recommendations for Wine Drinkers

By Saki Kimura

Sake is attracting the attention of sommeliers and wine lovers! Read Saki's tips on selecting sake based on your general wine preferences and tastes.

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Fact 5: Sake Complements More Than Japanese Cuisine

February 22, 2019

Fact 5: Sake Complements More Than Japanese Cuisine

By Saki Kimura

In Part 5 of her series on "Misunderstood Facts", Saki Kimura, a Sake Sommelier/ Food Journalist based in San Francisco, tells us about pairing sake with other types of cuisine.

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