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