Kura Master 2023: “Zaku Megumi no Tomo” selected as one of the Platinum Award TOP 5 in the Junmai Category

 During the Kura Master 2023 sake competition which is held every year in France since 2017, "Zaku Megumi no Tomo" won the Platinum Award and was selected as one of the TOP 5 in the Junmai Category. Moreover, "Zaku IMPRESSION H'' won the gold medal in the same category, while "Zaku Kaizan-Ittekisui'…


Zaku won the Gold Award at the 2022 National New Sake Awards

 The results of the National New Sake Appraisal for the 4th brewing year of Reiwa were announced. This is a traditional sake competition that yearly evaluates the quality of productions, sponsored by the National Alcoholic Beverages Research Institute and the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association…


3 Grand Gold Awards at the Fine Sake Awards 2023.

 The awards ceremony for the Fine Sake Awards 2023 was held at Tokyo's Gakushi Kaikan during with Zaku was awarded 3 Grand Gold Awards and 2 Gold Awards. This is all possible because of the warm support received by everyone and fills our hearts with joy. The Toji and all brewers will continue to dev…


New ZAKU Z (Junmai Ginjo), releasing the next level of design and refinement.

 The ZAKU Z (Junmai Ginjo) has been renewed with further refinement of taste and design. A Junmai Ginjo sake with a fruity aroma that spreads in the nose while providing a refreshing aftertaste alongwith a nice Kire. A high-quality sake sealed in a wine bottle, colouring new scenes of casual sake en…


Receiving a new cedar ball from the Miwa Shrine.

 With the start of the new sake brewing season, we received a new sugidama (cedar ball) from the Miwa Shrine in Nara, residence of the sake divinity. With the refreshing weather, the sugidama contributes to the revitalization of our brewing spirit.


4rd year of the Reiwa era (Brewing year 2022) Release of Zaku’s “new sake” (freshly made sake) and Suzukagawa’s shiboritate.

 This year, we have released the new Zaku Shinshu Junmai Daiginjo SAKE NOUVEAU (2022BY).  Brewed with freshly harvested rice, it features a youthful and gorgeous refreshing taste. The label design changes for every production, and this year, Ise Katagami patterns of old plums and pine trees are deco…


A step forward with a new facility.

 We have been rebuilding the brewery along with the head office since 2019, and renovation work is now completed. We received a lot of cooperation from everyone at “Mieken Jinkai”, the local community’s association, that contributed to the design, and we are truly grateful for the wonderful new sake…


Zaku Sake Nouveau 2021 (Junmai Daiginjo) Now on Sale

 This year’s (2021 Brewing Year) Zaku Junmai Daiginjo Sake Nouveau is now available for purchase. Brewed with the new harvest rice, our Sake Nouveau has an undeniably fresh, lively, and gorgeous character.  Every year, we change the design of our Sake Nouveau labels, and this year we chose a brighte…