John Gauntner explains how sake is made
and how to drink it
John Gauntner is one of the leading sake authorities in the world and definitely the leading non Japanese person. In this video he explains the basics of sake classification and production.
John has a gift as a sake evangelist and is intent on educating the non professional as to the merits and wonders of 'nihonshu' both at sake matsuri throughout Japan and also now sake seminars in America.
In this video he says if there are two words that you can remember they would be 'ginjo' and 'daiginjo', ginjo that you would die for he amusingy quips.
Please read the article and see the video below. It is very informative. And remember, if you want to buy sake in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or anywhere in Australia, make SuperSake your first port of call.