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So…what is sake?

Sake_ingredients
A lot of folks think that sake is rice wine. In fact, it's not wine at all. If anything, it's more closely related to beer, as it is actually brewed. What is it made from exactly? Water, rice, yeast and koji...and sometimes alcohol...happily explained below. RICES There are 100 plus strains of sake
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Sake through the ages

Inari Okami
H I S T O R Y   O F   S A K E Japan's earliest written history, the Kojiki, establishes sake's origin back two millennia to the Age of the Gods, the Kamiyo. The kami, the deities of the Shinto faith, gathered to eat, drink, and be merry at
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Sake the Epiphany

Momo Kawa Sauna
We find many of our dearest discoveries over drinks at dinner. Sake is no exception. Once we evolved beyond the warmed sake of yore to discover the varied styles beyond this inert custom, a light bulb flickered and down the rabbit hole we went matching mineral junmai to favorite oysters,
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The Wine Company welcomes SakéOne!

SakeBrewTeam
Our love and portfolio of premium sake stretches back over 20 years at The Wine Company. Together with keen eyed retailers and restaurateurs, our enthusiasm helped build Minnesota into a land of sake connoisseurs. Importing delectable sake is essential to this but we owe much of this success to working with
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