Tsuji Honten Sake, Feb 2014 (55 images)
Sake brewery Tsuji Honten was founded in 1804 and has been at the cultural centre of the town of Katsuyama in Okayama Prefecture for over two centuries. 34-year-old Tsuji Soichiro is the 7th generation brewery owner. His elder sister, Tsuji Maiko, is the "toji" master brewer. Tsuji Honten's products include sake brewed by the ancient "Bodaimoto" method, and also using omachi rice, a traditional local strain.