Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: March 31, 2005

Sake for Beginners

Nick Fauchald
Issue: March 31, 2005

How Sake Is Made Like wine, sake begins with simple ingredients (in this case rice and water) that are transformed through accumulated wisdom and deft craftsmanship into a complex beverage. Premium sake falls into two main categories: honjozo (to which a small amount of distilled alcohol is added) and junmai (pure rice sake).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2005.

To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.