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Sake Monthly Sale

How was it last month? It’s almost July and it will officially start becoming hot. This is a time in Japan where the rainy season “tsuyu” ends, and it instead starts becoming rapidly hotter. We usually think of beer when it’s hot, but why not use this opportunity to try Japanese sake? We will go […]

Do you know Konnyaku?

What Japanese ingredient goes perfectly with Japanese sake??

Food called “konnyaku” is eaten throughout the country in Japan. This “konnyaku” is made from konnyaku potatoes, and originates from the Indochina Peninsula. It is said that it was transmitted to Japan during the Heian period. It is treated as a strange ingredient abroad. Foreigners who see konnyaku […]

Sake Monthly Sale

Last month, we introduced “gengo”. How was it? This month we will introduce Sake Brewer Comparison Set. You can drink various kinds of Sake!
We will also talk about sakes, snacks, and vessels, as well as recommended ways to drink them and snacks to match drinks!

Saketalk will start selling Japanese sake on a monthly basis […]

How to look at labels so you never fail when selecting Japanese sake

When choosing Japanese sake, you must first look at the “label”. But there is a lot of information on these labels, and we are sure that you must get confused at times regarding what information to actually refer to.
There are many types of Japanese sake, but there are mainly two categories of flavor. One is […]

Sake Monthly Sale

Do you know what Japan’s “gengo” is? Gengo refers to a new emperor’s era name, and “Meiji”, “Showa”, and “Heisei” are some examples. This gengo will be renewed in May. The new gengo will be “Reiwa”, taken from Manyoushu, a collection of old Japanese poetry. The meaning of this name appears to have been explained […]

Sake Monthly Sale

Last month, we introduced an egg-shaped snack and sake with a rabbit theme in accordance with Easter. How was it? This month we will introduce standard sakes and an unusual sake for anyone who knows Gundam! We will also talk about sakes, snacks, and vessels, as well as recommended ways to drink them and snacks […]

How many calories in Japanese sake and plum wine? How to drink without gaining weight!

Hi everyone! Japanese sake that is sweet and easy to drink has become mainstream recently, and there are more people that choose to drink Japanese sake.
But Japanese sake is made of rice and is sweet, possibly leaving many of you thinking that it may make you put on some extra pounds.
On top of that, plum […]

What is Mino ware (yaki)?

This time we would like to feature a special pottery product that is found in various parts of Japan, mino ware (yaki)! I’m sure most of you have no idea what it is when you hear this word. As opposed to other pottery, mino ware does not have one specific style. Here we go!

History […]

Sake Monthly Sale

Did you enjoy last month’s monthly special sale? We introduced various types of chocolate in accordance with Valentine’s Day, as well as sake with gilt. This month, we will introduce egg-shaped snacks to match with Easter as well as sake with a bunny theme! We will introduce sake and snacks, as well as sake vessels […]

Amazake (sweet sake)

It has gotten colder and we are nearing the end of the year. In Japan, people begin to drink amazake during events such as New Year’s and then Hina’s Festival.
It has fatigue restoring effect and prevents summer dullness, and was originally known to represent summer, but it is also good for beauty and excels in […]