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Sake Competition 〜Prize Winning Sake 2019~ / Japanese Sake Competition

2019.11.11
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 In 2019, there was a competition only for Sake called “Sake Competition” and 47 sake awarded Gold prize out of 1919 entries.    In this competition, there are 7 categories, which are Junmai, Junmai Ginjo, Junmai Daiginjo, Ginjo, Super Premium, Sparkling and Oversea brewed sake.    The judgment of the ward was taken place as schedule below;     14th May 2019:     Preliminary judge 16th May 2019:     Final judge 10th June 2019:     Announcement      Please find the prize winners 2019 as below;   Junmai Category Gold award Hoken Junmai-shu retro label /宝剣 純米酒 レトロラベル Hoken Brewery in Hiroshima Bijofu Tokubetsu
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[Whisky] TOKYO WHISKY & SPIRITS COMPETITION 2020 Result / Award winning whisky

2020.08.06
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Recently, Japanese spirits are gaining recognitions and reputations, especially whisky. Since 1929, the first Japanese whisky Suntory Shirofuda released, the technology of alcohol distillation is increasing and now Japan is one of the world 5 whisky with Scottish, American, Canadian and Irish. There are a lot of competitions of spirits, there was no competition in Japan. So, in 2019 Tokyo Whisky & Spirits competition was started. This year 2020, there was 2nd competition and from the competition they established SHOCHU category.  We posted the result of Shochu category in the other article. Please find from the link below; https://ikki-sake.com/tokyo-whisky-spirits-competition-2020-award-winning-shochu-%e7%84%bc%e9%85%8e/  
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[Shochu] TOKYO WHISKY & SPIRITS COMPETITION 2020 Result / Award winning Shochu 焼酎

2020.07.29
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Recently, Japanese spirits are gaining recognitions and reputations, especially whisky. Since 1929, the first Japanese whisky Suntory Shirofuda released, the technology of alcohol distillation is increasing and now Japan is one of the world 5 whisky with Scottish, American, Canadian and Irish. There are a lot of competitions of spirits, there was no competition in Japan. So, in 2019 Tokyo Whisky & Spirits competition was started. This year 2020, there was 2nd competition and from the competition they established SHOCHU category. Shochu is one of the key elements to explain about Japanese culture of alcohol and there are long history
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U.S. National Sake Appraisal ~Price Winning Sake 2019~ / Japanese Sake Competition from Hawaii

2020.01.17
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US National Sake Appraisal   U.S. National Sake Appraisal is fist Sake competition which takes place out of Japan since 2011. Their purpose of this competition is as below;   (1) recognize breweries that produce sakes of exceptional quality (2) elevate public awareness outside Japan through tasting events featuring competition-level sakes in peak condition   Grand prix Sake 2019   In 2019, 512 Sake submitted to the competition from 2014 breweries, and finally 151 Sake received gold award and 124 received silver award. The categories in this competition is Daiginjo A(polishing ratio 40% or less), Daiginjo B(polishing ratio 50% or
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Information about prize winners in the competition

2019.10.24
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In ikki, we will deliver information about prize winners in the competition in the world. Nevertheless, there are many competitions in U.S, Europe and Japan. So, we are going to list prize winners in 5 competitions as below;   Click here to find results page   Sake Competition http://sakecompetition.com/english_sakecompetition.html   International Wine Challenge – Sake Competition https://www.internationalwinechallenge.com/Articles/about-the-sake-competition.html   U.S. National Sake Appraisal http://www.sakeappraisal.org/en/   Kura Master https://kuramaster.com/fr/   Kan Sake Award http://www.kansake.jp/     If you would like us to show the result of the competitions kindly let us know from our Contact Us page.  

Kan Sake Award ~Prize Winning Sake 2019~ / Japanese Sake competition for warm sake

2020.02.06
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One of the major Japanese Sake competition in Japan is "Kan Sake Award". Kan means make it warm. The feature that it gets more unique aroma or deepen and complex the taste is one of the unique feature of Japanese Sake. In addition, it has varieties of temperature to enjoy such as Hitohada-kan or Yukibie. There is a misunderstanding that "No need to make it warm if it is a good sake", so their mission to solve this misunderstanding and spread the quality of Sake which is good at warm temperature.   In 2019, there are 905 sake from 268
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Kura Master ~Prize Winning Sake 2019~ / Japanese Sake Competition for France by France

2020.01.27
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In 27th May 2019, there was a sake competition called "Kura Master – le grand concours de saké japonais de Paris 2019" at Galerie Joseph in Paris. This is 3rd time for this event, and this competition is originated from Paris.   In Kura Master, there are 4 categories which are Junmai Daiginjo, Junmai, Sake Sparkling Standard(above 10 alc. %) and Sake sparkling soft(less than 10 alc. %). From these 4 categories, 164 awarded Gold prize and 73 awarded Platinum prize. From those Sake, 14 was selected as Top 14 Sake. In addition, President prize and Jury prize are also
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IWC Sake – Trophy Winning Sake 2019 / Japanese Sake Competition from Wine industry

2019.12.18
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On 5th ~ 8th April 2019, there was a judging of award winning Sake from more than 1500 brands in a blind tasting format.   In this competition, there are 9 Categories which are “Futsu-shu”, “Junmai”, “Junmai Ginjo”, “Junmai Daiginjo”, “Honjozo”, “Ginjo”, “Daiginjo”, “Spakling” and “Koshu”.   As a result, there are 613 brands awarded medals in Gold, Silver, Bronze and 27 brands awarded Trophy. Please find the trophy awarded Sake as below;   Sake Trophy 2019 Result   Category Product Name Brewed year Brewery Name Futsu-shu 菊正宗 しぼりたて ギンパック / Kiku-Masamune Shiboritate Gin-Pack 2018 Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
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Sake Selection CMB – Trophy winning Sake 2018- / Japanese Sake

2020.03.09
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 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is one of the famous wine competitions in Europe, and now holding the competition all over the world. They started Sake competition in 2018, and in 2020 there will be a second competition in Kobe, Hyogo Japan.    To catch up with the competition, ikki deliver the trophy and platinum medal winning Sake in 2018. In 2018, there are 617 entries and 155 awarded platinum, gold and silver medals. In this competition, there are 7 categories, which are Junmai Daiginjo, Junmai Ginjo, Junmai, Ginjo(including Daiginjo), Honjozo, Sparkling and Koshu(aged Sake). Please find the result from the
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USEFUL LINKS

2019.09.22
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Currency / Tax Links Currency Exchange Rate https://www.x-rates.com/ Custom Duty Free https://customsdutyfree.com TTB US - Alcohol Tax https://www.ttb.gov/what-we-do/taxes-and-filing European Commision - Alcohol Tax https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/business/excise-duties-alcohol-tobacco-energy/excise-duties-alcohol_en   Trading Links Marine Traffic https://www.marinetraffic.com Flight Trader24 https://www.flightradar24.com Japan Post EMS tracker https://trackings.post.japanpost.jp/services/srv/sequenceNoSearch/input?locale=en   Sake Competition International Wine Challenge -Sake Competition- https://www.internationalwinechallenge.com/Articles/about-the-sake-competition.html Sake Competition https://sakecompetition.com/english_sakecompetition.html U.S. National Sake Appraisal http://www.sakeappraisal.org/en/ Kan Sake Award http://www.kansake.jp/ Kura Master https://kuramaster.com/fr/     Government / Association Links International Chamber of Commerce https://iccwbo.org World Trade Organisation(WTO) https://www.wto.org Rules of Origin : Ministry of Finance Japan http://www.customs.go.jp/roo/english/index.htm World Tarrif https://ftn.fedex.com/wtonline/ Japan Sake and Shochu Master Association https://www.japansake.or.jp Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry
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