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Title:
The saké companion : a connoisseur's guide
Author:
Gauntner, John.
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Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Running Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
240 pages : color illustrations, map ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780762408047
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written by a leading expert on the subject of the fermented Japanese rice beverage that has exploded in popularity in the United States, this connoisseur's guide provides a fascinating look at the drink's cultural history, plus sections on the venerable craft of making saké, an up-to-date alphabetical directory of more than 100 Japanese and American sakés, ratings, tasting notes, full-color pictures of labels, and a complete listing of breweries. John Gauntner lives in Japan and publishes the newsletter Saké World.


Author Notes

Known as "The Saké Guy," John Gauntner is a leading authority on Japanese saké. He writes a semi-monthly column on saké for The Japan Times , as well as a free newsletter, and an informative English-language saké webpage, www.saké-world.com. He is the author of The Saké Handbook and co-author of Saké: Pure and Simple.