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Getting your head around the different sake terms and classifications can be a challenge if you’re not familiar with the beverage, or if your Japanese is a little rusty. Luckily you don’t have to master a new language before you can understand the different sake varieties – but you should develop an understanding of a few terms that will help you out.

In this lesson, sake sommelier and brewer Yoshihiro Sako breaks it down for you.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The different sake classifications
  • How to read sake labels and understand the terms

Servers and bartenders, up your game with tips from an expert!


Yoshihiro Sako

Yoshihiro Sako is a Kikisake-shi certified sommelier and the Director of Sake at Yuzuki Japanese Eatery in San Francisco.

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