News Archives: Japan

Isojiman Shuzo: Sake from the Seashore

Isojiman Shuzo: Sake from the Seashore 9

Few breweries in Japan have as defined a sense of purpose and as clear an identity as the revered Isojiman Shuzo from Shizuoka prefecture. Eighth-generation Yoji Teraoka, the current president of Isojiman Shuzo, began to take over the business from his father in the mid-1980s. He brought a renewed sense of drive and purpose to … Read More

Starting Points for the Sake Novice

Starting Points for the Sake Novice 9

The world of Japanese sake may seem like a lot to take on: the labels are beautiful but written with a tangle of unfamiliar characters! The very best sake has a haunting flavor that always seems just out of reach and always just beyond description. Like its alcoholic cousin wine, description of sake can easily slide into poetry and … Read More

Introducing Our Japanese Portfolio!

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Here at Skurnik Wines and Spirits we are very excited to expand our horizons into the wide world of Japanese sake and spirits! Japanese whiskey in particular has deservedly received a lot of attention in the past few years as some of the finest on the planet. The vast world of sake brewing covers the … Read More