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Publisher: Online Store

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* eGift Certificate will be sent to provided purchaser's email address separately
** excludes non-sake items including gift cards, S&H, Sales tax

Looking for a unique gift for someone special or looking to test out sake for yourself? Now is the perfect time to try Takara Sake. Right now, the more you spend, the more you receive! Spend $100 on sake... Read More

Publisher: Online Store

Special Online Store SALE!

Take 15% off* almost everything in our online selection!
Sale ends July 5th, 2020

*Excluded below products:
Sho Chiku Bai Junmai Daiginjo, 720ml
Sho Chiku Bai Junmai Daiginjo, 720ml in wood box
Sho Chiku Bai Classic Junmai, 18L
Sho Chiku Bai Extra Dry, 18L

Forth of... Read More

Publisher: Management

Tasting Room and Museum Closure Extended Until Further Notice

To our valued customer,

In order to aim slowing down transmission of the COVID-19 outbreak, we are extendeding the closure of our tasting room and museum until further notice. We continue to follow guidance from health and government authorites, and look forward to re-open again. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Meanwhile, we are glad to reopen our online... Read More

Publisher: Online Store

Special Online Store SALE!

Take 20% off* almost everything in our online selection!
Sale ends May 31st, 2020

*Excluded below products:
Sho Chiku Bai Junmai Daiginjo, 720ml
Sho Chiku Bai Junmai Daiginjo, 720ml in wood box
Sho Chiku Bai Classic Junmai, 18L
Sho Chiku Bai Extra Dry, 18L

We are... Read More

Publisher: Management

Notice of Closure

Extended till May 3rd, 2020

To our valued customer,

 

In order to aim slowing down transmission of the COVID-19 outbreak, we are extendeding the closure of our tasting room, museum, and online store operation through May 3rd. We continue to follow guidance from health and government authorites, and look forward to re... Read More

Publisher: Management

Notice of Closure

March 17 ~ April 7, 2020

To our valued customer,

 

In order to aim slowing down transmission of the COVID-19 outbreak, six Bay Area counties announced the new “shelter in place” for three weeks, beginning at midnight March 17 through April 7.  This order could be amended to end later or sooner. To follow this order,... Read More

Publisher: Management

Notice of Tasting Room / Museum Closure

March 16 ~ March 31, 2020

Dear Valued Customer:

 

As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our associates, customers, and their employees is of utmost importance to us. We have received several inquiries regarding our response plan for... Read More

Publisher: Marketing

Takara Sake USA Inc., was established in 1983 in Berkeley, California. Ever since, we have taken pure snow melt from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and superior rice from the fertile Sacramento Valley to craft high quality premium junmai sake which truly represent our terroir. 

The moment you sip our sake, we hope you can taste the care and expertise of our brewers and feel the atmosphere of our brewery.

We will continue to cherish age-old sake traditions while challenging... Read More

Publisher: Online Store

Online Store SALE!

Happy Presidents's Day Weekend! Take 15% off almost everything in our online selection! 

Shop at https://store.takarasake.com/sake-all-c44.aspx today.

Publisher: Marketing

We are happy to announce the result as below:

Double Gold & Class Champion: MIO Sparkling Sake
Double Gold & Class Champion: Sho Chiku Bai Shirakabegura Junmai Daiginjo

Gold & Reserve Champion: Kinsen Plum

Silver & Class Champion: YUKI Nigori Strawberry

Silver: Sho Chiku Bai REI Junmai Daiginjo
Silver: Sho Chiku Bai Classic Junmai
Silver: Sho Chiku Bai Premium Ginjo
Silver: Sho Chiku Bai Nigori Silky Mild

Bronze... Read More

Publisher: Marketing

"Junmai" - what' does that really mean? 

  1. Junmai Sake vs. Aruten Sake: Official labeling purpose. Classification of sake based on ingredients, rice polishing ratio and brewing method.  

  2. Junmai Type vs. Ginjo Type: Old-world sake type vs 20th century-new sake type. Often used in differentiating the taste profile and characteristics of sake.

 

First of all, Takara’s Sho Chiku Bai brand sake is... Read More

Publisher: Tasting Room

The dynamic and elegant music of the Koto.
Torinoyoni "Like a Bird"

Date: November 23rd (Saturday)
Time: 6:30 (door open)
Tiket: $25.00
           $10.00 (over 3, under 21 years old)

... Read More