All About Japan

My Night Out with Dad

This endearing story of a father teaching his daughter an important life lesson about alcohol will tear you up.

Want to Sip on Sake from a Squid Chalice?

Why settle for sake cups when you could be drinking your fine rice wine from an edible chalice made out of squid?

4 'Alcoholic' Beverages with 0% Alcohol

'Nomyunication' (communication through drinking) is very important in Japanese society. But what if you're not good at drinking? No problem! Come check out these 0 percent alcohol alcoholic drinks!

What to Drink with Ramen

Undecided about what to drink with your ramen? Check out Serious Eats' picks of preferable drinks you should try with your noodles!

The 5 Best Sparkling Sakes

Sparkling sake is a great way to step into the world of 'nihonshu,' and a fashionable and healthy way to enjoy your tipple if you're already a sake expert.

This Trendy Way to Try Sake Is the Bomb!

Spend enough time on an American college campus and you'll surely come across a sake bomb. So why is it relatively unknown in Japan?

Heavenly Sake from Hokuriku

The Hokuriku region is home to many breweries famous for producing splendid sake. Let's take a look at some well-known Hokuriku sake we're sure you'll want to try!

Sake School: How to Pair Sake with Desserts

Have you ever tried pairing sake with desserts?

'Kanpai' with Gundam Sake Cups

Why settle for a regular ceramic sake cups when you can sip from the head of a Gundam robot?

Goodness Gracious! Great Balls of Sake!

This revolutionary ice bomb is filled with flavor and excitement.

Local Brewer Reinvented with Global Sake

25 years ago, Asahishuzo was just a local brewer with a faltering brand, its products losing market share not only to other breweries but also to beer, wine, shochu and other beverages.

Japanese Sake Designed for Overseas Audiences

In a quest to appeal to foreign markets, some Japanese brewers have sought out an interesting solution! Instead of changing the tastes of their sake, they're instead looking to redesign our perceptions of it!

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

The National Research Institute of Brewing

The National Research Institute of Brewing in Higashihiroshima City carries out advanced analysis, evaluation and research on alcoholic beverages.

Sake School: How to Pair Fish with Sake

Take a look at some basic guidelines for finding the best sake to drink with seafood.

A Perfect Pairing of Hot-Pot & Sake

Koyama Brewery is the only sake brewery left in Tokyo's 23 wards—and Roppongi's Kintsuta is a great restaurant for getting a taste!

7 Cool Sake-Inspired T-Shirts

Want to show your appreciation for sake and its history? Then tell everybody about it with these fantastic sake-inspired T-shirts!

The Changing Faces of Horoyoi

See if you can recognize some of the flavors and faces of Horoyoi!

Tour the Inaba Brewery in Ibaraki

The Japan Guy takes us through the Inaba Brewery on a snowy day—and reveals what lies behind a certain mysterious little door!

Sample 100 Types of Sake in Tokyo!

Discover the taste of real local 'jizake' at a sake bar in Asakusa that offers over 100 different types of Japan's famous rice wine!

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