Behind Every Great Sake, There’s a Story. Yachiyoden Shōchū Distillery

Japanese sake, with is subtly rich flavours and regional characteristics, garners attention worldwide. Behind every great sake are the dreams and passions of the brewers, and stories to move and inspire.
In this series, Shōji Kobayashi, owner of a small sake shop in a Shitamachi neighbourhood of Tokyo, visits distilleries and breweries striving to create Japan’s finest sake. First up, we visit Yachiyoden Shuzō, a shōchū distillery and agricultural corporation in Tarumizu City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyūshū.