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Regional sake guide: Kanto Region

January 17, 2021

Regional sake guide: Kanto Region

By Alice Hama

In the first series of regional sake guide, we talked about important factors characterizing the regional style of sake. In this fourth article of the series, we will travel through the Kanto region which covers seven prefectures including Tokyo.

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Regional sake guide: Chubu Region

November 19, 2020

Regional sake guide: Chubu Region

By Alice Hama

Chubu Region is the central area of Japan’s mainland Honshu island, sitting between Kansai and Kanto Region.

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Regional sake guide: Chugoku and Kansai Region

October 16, 2020

Regional sake guide: Chugoku and Kansai Region

By Alice Hama

In the first series of Regional sake guide, we talked about important factors characterizing the regional style of sake.

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Regional sake guide: Kyushu, Okinawa & Shikoku Islands

August 12, 2020

Regional sake guide: Kyushu, Okinawa & Shikoku Islands

By Alice Hama

What characterizes the regional style of sake? First, breweries have historically chosen locations with certain conditions, such as climate and geographical features including abundant natural water sources. 

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Sake-Tasting Tour at Ishikawa Brewing Company, Tokyo

April 20, 2019

Sake-Tasting Tour at Ishikawa Brewing Company, Tokyo

By Hayataro Sakitsu

Ishikawa Brewing Company offers a sake-tasting tour in English and Japanese, and is close enough to Tokyo that you can take a tour there in half a day!


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