About World Sake Day
World Sake Day or "Nihonshu no Hi" is a significant day on the Japanese calendar. The celebrations are held annually on October 1st as the beginning of the 10th month signifies sake's 'New Year's Day.' This tradition started in 1978 and has become a day that Japanese people look forward to because it not only recognizes sake and its contributions to Japanese culture, but commemorates its history and numerous skilled brewers. World Sake Day was declared and recognized by the Japan Sake Brewers Association. Cities around the world celebrate World Sake Day.
Pour a glass for a friend & celebrate World Sake Day all October long!
LEARN MORE ABOUT JAPANASE SAKE
SAKE BEYOND SUSHI - RECIPE PAIRING SUGGESTIONS & COCKTAILS
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Dive Deeper - Additional Sake Education & Resources
- Health Benefits of Japanese Sake
- Find Your Sake Match
- How to Speak Sake - Sake Terms
- Explore The Vine Connections Sake Portfolio
Vine Connections is the leading importer of premium Sake from Japan. VC represents the top breweries from 18 different Japanese prefectures that span the entire country from Hokkaido to Kyushu.