Our dream? To share our excitement about premium sake with kindred spirits like you. Although we've tasted or drunk (yes, there is a difference) a number of different sake, we're always seeking to learn something new about it. We've studied under Sake Samurai and nihonshu authority extraordinaire John Gauntner at his Professional Sake Course in Tokyo, visited sake breweries, numerous izakaya (sake pubs), and sake shops throughout Japan. We've also experimented at home with food pairings both Japanese and Western (Cheese with sake? Absolutely!). And we still realize that we've only scratched the surface of the tip of the “sake iceberg!” There is always more to explore and learn and we believe that the fun is in sharing that with you.
Rick’s passion for sake began in 2000 with a trip to the then new East Village restaurant Jewel Bako during his 10-year tenure as Associate Publisher at Food & Wine Magazine. Their omakase dinner paired with a selection of different sake was a stunning revelation of Read more »