VIDEO| Get a taste of sake brewing in Fukushima, Japan
Fukushima Prefeture’s Aizu region is famous for its sake. The Lords of Aizu clan promoted sake brewing during severe famine in the late 18th century as a way to stimulate the local economy. This tradition and brewing skill have been passed down from generation to generation making the region one of the most-important producers of sake in the country. At Yamatogawa Shuzo and Tsurunoe Shuzo, two of Aizu’s prestigious brewers, visitors can see the superb expertise first-hand and sample the sake rich in tradition.
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