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Sake Tourism

TRAVEL 2011 24 mins Episode(s): 1 None Japanese
Japanese sake is gaining popularity all over the world and its demand continues to increase exponentially every year. This program is packed with interesting information for any sake lover, as you’ll explore how people from 3 different areas of Japan enjoy sake in their own unique styles according to their region. It also introduces a special region in Japan that has the best condition for making the highest quality sake; from its natural surroundings and people, to its history and culture.

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