Welcome to Sake Culture.

Sake is the indigenous and traditional alcoholic beverage of Japan.  Over 2,000 years of culture and tradition are encapsulated in each delicate sip.  At Sake Culture, we've got the best collection of sake history, traditions, reviews and food pairings. Kampai!


Winners of the 2014 Fine Sake Awards Japan

The 2014 Fine Sake Awards Japan awarded 26 Grand Gold Medals and 125 Gold Medals to the most outstanding sakes made in Japan this year. The Fine Sake Awards Japan does not solely focus on assessing the quality of sake. This blind tasting competition is supported by sake evangelists and other specialists who recognize the popularity of sake and its… Read more →


Pour Some Sake in your Wineglass

Over the years, Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi, has continued to gain popularity all across the globe. As a part of the Japanese cuisine traditions, sake has been introduced to many foreign cultures and diets, which resulted in inventions like new combinations of sake and food. However it seems the best finding in sake’s introduction to the world was the advantage of drinking sake from… Read more →


Learning about Sake

For a quick overview of how sake is produced, its rich history and cultural significance to the Japanese people, watch this very educational film which provides insight into how sake is made. A most important lesson is that sake is produced by a brewing process more like that of beer though it is often erroneously referred to as rice wine. The short video below… Read more →