Sake Handbook, The
The Sake Handbook is the foremost guide to the history, brewing, and distinctive flavors of sake.
Just what are jizake, namazake and ginjoshu? The Sake Handbook answers all these questions and many more about sake wine, and will help you enjoy Japan's national beverage in style.
Author John Gauntner is recognized as the world's leading non-Japanese sake expert. A longtime Japan resident, he is well known among sake brewers and others within the sake industry. He wrote the Nihonshu Column in the Japan Times for many years before writing a weekly column on sake in Japanese for the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's and the world's most widely distributed Japanese newspaper. In 2006, John received the Sake Samurai award. He has published five books on sake including Sake Confidential
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Review: The Sake Handbook: All the information you need to become a Sake Expert!User Review - Daniel Simmons - Goodreads
A zippy and informative read. For me, the most useful section was his wide-ranging list of recommended sake brands -- a boon to people like me who are often in the dark when staring at the ... Read full review
Review: The Sake Handbook: All the information you need to become a Sake Expert!User Review - Zhifei Ge - Goodreads
Hope to find a better authoritative compilation on sake. Read full review