They call him the sake savant, but that doesn't bother Philip HarperIn sake-drinking circles across Japan and abroad, Harper is considered a cross-cultural pioneer: the only non-Japanese sake-maker to rise to the rank of toji, or master brewer. The Los Angeles Times
The essential resource for sake novices and hard-core sake-philes who want to enjoy their drink to the fullest. A timely overview that every fine liquor enthusiast will appreciate. --Bartender Magazine
"A beautiful presentation and very informative. The book is done in a style that is functional for both those new to the saké world and those who are fairly knowledgeable. The combination of art/photos, basic information such as pronunciation guides, and the reviews of the sakes that are both comprehensive and brief, makes this one of the best saké books on the market today. "--LARRY MECHANIC, Sake Consultant, Sam's Wines & Spirits, Chicago, IL
Everything you ever wanted to know about rice wine, by the only Westerner to become a practicing sake brewer in Japan. --Boston Herald
Included in Miami Herald wine columnist Fred Taskers annual roundup of the years most fascinating wine books.
A good resource for the novice and the expert alike. --The Austin American-Statesman
A resource for sake novices and hardcore sake-philes who want to enjoy this drink to the fullest. --Nichi Bei Times