NEWS

2023年11月2日

5th year of the Reiwa era (Brewing year 2023) Release of Zaku’s “new sake” (freshly made sake) .

This year again will be offered the Zaku Junmai Daiginjo SAKE NOUVEAU (2023BY) for the 5th year of the Reiwa era. This new Zaku sake is brewed with freshly harvested rice and expresses young and floral flavours. The design of Zaku's new sake label changes every year. This time, it was inspired by th…

2023/11/3

Release of Suzukagawa’s New Sake Shiboritate (BY2023)

 The Sake Brewing Year 5 of the Reiwa era (BY2023) saw the release of the new sake Suzukagawa Shiboritate. A unique freshness from the Shiboritate (Lit. "just filtered") brewed with this year's new rice. *Shipping will begin around mid-November.    

2023/10/6

Dedication of Komodaru to the Fukuta Shrine, which completed its reconstruction.

 The Fukada Shrine, which enshrines the local deity of our company, is now fully built after a 20 years period, so we dedicated komodaru (sake barrels). A video of the new Fukada Shrine has also been released.    

2023/09/1

Gold Award at the U.S.National Sake Awards 2023

The results of the U.S.National Sake Appraisal 2023 were announced. 【Daiginjo A category (Polished rice 40% or less)】 Gold Award: Zaku Kanzan-Ittekisui and Zaku Satori 【Daiginjo B category (Polished rice 50% or less)】 Gold Award: Zaku Miyabi no Tomo Nakadori and Zaku Naguwashi Tojo Yamada Nishiki Si…

2023/08/20

A special sake to enjoy special moments : New release of the Zaku Kizui.

 Kizui is a mysterious omen phenomenon of something exciting about to happen. The sake is gentle with a refreshing aroma and a clear taste. The moment one feels it, all of a sudden a reminiscent image appears with a pleasant length.  Yamada Nishiki rice is used exclusively and is polished at 35%. We…

2023/08/18

Zaku Miyabi no Tomo won the highest gold award in the Premium Warm Sake Category of the National Warm Sake Contest 2023

 One delicious way to enjoy Zaku is not just by having it chilled in a wine glass. It is also highly recommend to serve it hot. The soft and fruity aromas will then spread further and one will discover a different dimension to it full of charms. Zaku Miyabi no Tomo won the highest gold award in the …

2023/07/10

The Platinum Award and many others at the Milano Sake Challenge 2023

 The results of the Milano Sake Challenge 2023 held in Italy by Italian sommeliers, bartenders, and other alcohol and food experts, have been announced.  Zaku has won many awards, including the Platinum Award for Zaku Naguwashi and the Double Gold Award for Zaku Satori, as well as many other Silver …

2023/06/14

Sake Competition 2023 was held for the first time in four years and Zaku Satori won first place in the Super Premium Category.

 The top prize winners of the commercially available sakes have been announced for the Sake Competition 2023 for the first time in four years. The award ceremony was held at The Peninsula Tokyo, and Zaku Satori was awarded first place in the Super Premium Category. Until now, "Zaku Ho no Tomo" was a…