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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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Bringing Japan Home: IKEBANA

April 13, 2019

Bringing Japan Home: IKEBANA

By Louie Anne

Even if you can't see the cherry blossoms, you can bring home a part of Japan through the wonderful art of Ikebana flower arrangements!

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Enchanting Sakura

April 06, 2019

Enchanting Sakura

By Louie Anne

Every year, cherry blossoms (sakura) bring so much beauty and joy to locals and visitors alike. It is a source of inspiration for poetry, art, cuisine, and much more!

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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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Spotlight: Bridging Sake & Wine, Tippsy Interviews Alice Hama

March 20, 2019

Spotlight: Bridging Sake & Wine, Tippsy Interviews Alice Hama

By Louie Anne

In our second Spotlight, leading female sommelier Alice Hama tells us about the expanding world of wine and sake, and shares excellent recommendations for "bridging" the two global beverages.

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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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