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Takara Sake USA Inc. has completed the expansion and improvement of its production facilities. Construction for the expansion commenced in 2009, and in two years, capacity for production has increased 1.5 times from 5,000KL to 7,500KL.

Since its inception in 1983, Takara Sake USA Inc., located in Berkeley, California, has been engaged in the production and sales of sake, mirin, plum wine and other products. Takara Sake USA Inc. also imports products from its parent company, Takara... Read More

Takara Sake participated in the 8th U.S. National Sake Appraisal event receiving multiple awards for its sakes. Takara received the Gold Award for ShirakabeGura DaiGinjo, Gold Award for ShirakabeGura Tokubetsu Junmai, and Silver Awardsfor both ShirakabeGura Tokubetsu Junmai Kimoto, and ShirakabeGura Tokubetsu Junmai Yamahai.

Publisher: Lynn Hoffman

A wine writer, Lynn Hoffman, and teacher wrote in his new book, The New Short Course in Wine, it’s a book about his pleasant discovery of Sho Chiku Bai Nigori, Silky–Mild and Sho Chiku Bai, Classic. He noted these sakes as his choice of pairing with sushi.

Why on earth would anyone talk about sake on a wine blog? Sake, as I'm sure you know, is a drink made from rice. The brewing process uses an starch-breaking enzyme in tandem with the fermenting yeast. It sounds like a beer-... Read More

Takara received the Gold Award for ShirakabeGura Dai-Ginjo, the Silver Award for Sho Chiku Bai Dai-Ginjo, and the Silver Award for Sho Chiku Bai Tokubetsu Junmai.

Publisher: Behind The Union Symbol
Publisher: The New York Times