Rise of rice: Sake in the spotlight as more sellers go online

Distributor Julian Goh, who runs Saketen, said there is a pent-up demand as Japan was closed for the last two years. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - Sake, Japanese rice wine, has been popping up on restaurant wine lists, in meal pairings and online, where sellers jostle for a piece of the action.

They are taking great pains to demystify the drink, decoding labels written entirely in Japanese, providing tasting notes and organising sessions for keen drinkers to learn more.

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