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【Kissing Mokkiri Sake Vol.032】

When drinking at Izakaya (informal Japanese style bar) in Japan, sometimes sake is served in this style: server put a glass inside the Masu or sake saucer and pour until sake overflows from the glass. This serving style is called “Mokkiri” and it is said that the degree of overflowing shows the degree of the server’s generosity. How would you drink this style of sake? The most familiar style in sake country Akita is that sipping a bit of sake with kissing the brim. In order to spread this “kissing drinking style” throughout the world, we will continuously introduce the attractive “Mokkiri face” of beautiful Akita’s ladies to you. This …

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【Brewery Open Day 2017】

The annual “Brewery Open Day” is coming soon! It will be held on February 18th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (last admission at 2:30 p.m.) You do not have to get a reservation for admission, so it is possible to participate in that freely during the opening time. In our brewery open day, you can enjoy brewery tour, tasting “barrel sake”, amazake, and fresh new sake, purchase the limited sake and Takashimizu goods, and so on. Our Brewery Open Day is very popular, and there were about 4,000 participants from not only Akita-city, but also outside Akita city and Akita prefecture last year. Please visit Takashimizu brewery with your …

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【Spring Junmai】

The bottling of Junmai which was pressed for the first time this year was completed the other day. This Junmai is started shipping as seasonally limited sake named “Spring Junmai” from today. You can surely feel spring a little early through this sake. If you cannot find any retailers who stock the Takashimizu sake in your area, please purchase from “Takashimizu online shop” as below. Why don’t you enjoy our “Spring Junmai” filled with deliciousness made in the cold winter with tasty spring ingredients? Takashimizu online shop http://www.takashimizu-shop.com/

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【Natural Refrigerator】

Akita is covered by a blanket of snow. When snow season comes, some troubles happen such as snow-shovel or traffic jam; however, there are also some ways to enjoy snow. Snow changes the natural refrigerator if you do this like the photo! Why don’t you enjoy “cold delicious Akita’s sake” with hot pot at a cold snowy night?

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【The Shapes Make You Want To Drink Sake Vol.004】

Why don’t we select vessels for sake carefully same as selecting sake? We introduce the supreme handworks from Akita to stylish people such as you. “Kawatsura lacquer” is the traditional craft in Yuzawa-city of Akita prefecture. Sato Cooperation Co., Ltd. continues to make “Kawatsura lacquer” for 800 years and maintain its tradition. The current president, Mr. Keita Sato who succeeded to the family business when he was 35 years old, has a strong conviction of protecting the craftsmanship which has been passed down in this area. “In this company, we employ craftsmen as full time employee; however, it becomes difficult to continue the business if there is little demand and …

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【The Shapes Make You Want To Drink Sake Vol.003】

Why don’t we select vessels for sake carefully same as selecting sake? We introduce the supreme handworks from Akita to stylish people such as you. “Shiraiwa-yaki” is the traditional craft which was born in Edo period in Senboku area of Akita prefecture. There used to be 6 potteries and 5,000 workers at a peak period. The only pottery of Shiraiwa-yaki at present, “Wahee-gama” continues to maintain this traditional pottery whose characteristic is the pale blue glaze only appeared by materials of this area. Since there is a tendency to recognize the merit of the traditional craft once again, fans from far away are increasing, even though “Wahee-gama” is not located …

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【The Shapes Make You Want To Drink Sake Vol.002】

Why don’t we select vessels for sake carefully same as selecting sake? We introduce the supreme handworks from Akita to stylish people such as you. Tomioka-Shoten Company Limited is the manufacture of “Cherry Bark Products (Kaba-zaiku), which has long been designated as a “nationally traditional craft”, and introduces Japanese handworks widely at their shop “Art & Craft Kazuki”. They actively work on the development of new market and overseas promotion, and realized the collaboration with the global designer brand in recent years. Fans of their products are growing rapidly and they attract a lot of attention. At the consistently-evolving Tomioka-Shoten Company Limited, we found must-have item for sake lovers! Sake …

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【Happy New Year!】

Hope the New Year will be happy and prosperous for you!

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【Kissing Mokkiri Sake Vol.031】

When drinking at Izakaya (informal Japanese style bar) in Japan, sometimes sake is served in this style: server put a glass inside the Masu or sake saucer and pour until sake overflows from the glass. This serving style is called “Mokkiri” and it is said that the degree of overflowing shows the degree of the server’s generosity. How would you drink this style of sake? The most familiar style in sake country Akita is that sipping a bit of sake with kissing the brim. In order to spread this “kissing drinking style” throughout the world, we will continuously introduce the attractive “Mokkiri face” of beautiful Akita’s ladies to you. This …

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【The Shapes Make You Want To Drink Sake Vol.001】

Why don’t we select vessels for sake carefully same as selecting sake? We introduce the supreme handworks from Akita to stylish people such as you. He is Souichi Komatsu, who is glass artist from Akita. He started his career in Murano in Italy which is the home of Venetian glass, and then gained more experiences at the internal school and atelier. In his works, the graceful atmosphere and friendliness for everyday use exist together. When this photographing, he blew his work (the first photo), while imagining a person who serves selected delicious sake to glass. This is attractive shape that you will want to use from today’s dinner after taking …

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