News Announcement of the results of the Reiwa 5th Sake Brewery Echigo Sake Brewing Technology Championship

June 18, 2024

The Echigo Sake Brewing Technology Championship for the Reiwa 6 Sake Brewing Year (*) was held over two days from April 4nd to 2rd, 3.
This year's competition had 111 items on display and 58 exhibiting locations (53 within the prefecture, 5 in 7 prefectures), and the top 1 breweries won prizes, including the prefectural governor's award for 10st place.

Event date: Held over two days from April 6nd to 4rd, 2

Objective: At the Niigata Sake Brewers Association and the Niigata Sake Brewing Technology Study Group, with the aim of improving the technology of high-class sake brewing.
    Every year, a competition is held where each brewery brings their own brewed Ginjoshu to compete for quality.

・ Number of items to be exhibited and number of places to be exhibited
[Number of exhibited items] 111 items
[Number of Exhibition Halls] 58 (53 within the prefecture, 5 in 7 prefectures outside the prefecture)

■ Winners (Top 10 ★ 1st: Niigata Governor's Award)
★1st place “Hakuryu” Code 2 Hakuryu Shuzo Co., Ltd. Niigata
 2nd place “Hishiko” Code 1 Mineno Hakubai Shuzo Co., Ltd. Niigata
 3rd place “Kirinzan” Code 1 Kirinzan Shuzo Co., Ltd. Niigata
 4th place “Kita Yuki” Code 2 Hokusetsu Sake Brewery Co.,Ltd. Niigata
 5th place “Shimeharitsuru” Code 1 Miyao Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. Niigata
 6th place “Asahiyama” Code 1 Asahi Shuzo Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. Asahigura Niigata
 7th place “Kikusui Sake” Code 1 Kikusui Sake Co., Ltd. Niojigura Niigata
 8th place “Tsuruno Tomo” Code 2 Hiki Shuzo Co., Ltd. Niigata
 9th place “Takanoi” Code 2 Takanoi Shuzo Co., Ltd. Niigata
 10th place “Koshinokambai” Code 2 Ishimoto Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. Niigata

■ About the Echigo style brewing technology championship

・Sponsored by Niigata Sake Brewers Association, Niigata Sake Brewing Technology Research Group

・Sponsored by Niigata Prefecture, Niigata Nippo, BSN Niigata Broadcasting, NST General Television, TeNY TV Niigata, UX Niigata TV 21

・A total of 10 judges including Director of Niigata Prefectual Sake Research Institute, Director of Appraiser's Office, Kanto-Shinetsu Regional Taxation Bureau

*Reiwa 2023th Sake Brewing Year... From 07/2024 to 6/XNUMX

On Thursday, April 6, 4, the awards ceremony for the 25 Echigo-ryu Sake Brewing Technology Championship was held at the Kashiwazaki City Industrial Culture Hall.