Closed Thanksgiving Day. Open Sundays until Christmas: 10-6

Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth
Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth
Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth
Load image into Gallery viewer, Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth
Load image into Gallery viewer, Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth
Load image into Gallery viewer, Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth

Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake : Rice, Water, Earth


Nancy Matsumoto and Michael Tremblay
Write a review
| Ask a question

Regular price $19.99

Unit price per 

This item is in stock and will ship promptly.

For a limited time we have copies signed by Nancy Matsumoto and Michael Tremblay.

Here is what the publisher tells us about this book:

Whether you're a sake novice or an experienced connoisseur, Exploring the World of Japanese Craft Sake offers fascinating insights, practical tips, and rich stories about this popular beverage.

Authors and experts Nancy Matsumoto and Michael Tremblay personally undertook the challenge of visiting 35 artisanal sake breweries in Japan, the US, and Canada to interview makers and document every stage of the sake brewing process. Nancy's celebrated journalistic background combined with Michael's sake sommelier experience have led to an engaging and informative look at the world of sake.

With over 300 color photos and a lively narrative, this fascinating book provides:

  • A comprehensive introduction to the science and history of sake brewing in Japan
  • A look at how fine craft sakes are brewed today using traditional methods and no additives--only rice, water, koji, and yeast
  • Histories of Japan's venerable breweries, some of them over 300 years old!
  • An answer to why some breweries are able to turn out a superior quality of sake
  • A discussion of rice varieties and the contentious topic of terroir in the context of sake making.
  • Current trends in the world of sake, including the fine sakes now brewed outside Japan
  • Tasting notes and recommendations for top craft sakes you have not heard about yet
Paperback. Color photography throughout.
Close (esc)

Popup

Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.

Search

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now