A Sake-Brewers' House Steeped in Tradition

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A Sake-Brewers' House Steeped in Tradition

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Tetsuo Yamaguchi’s home is located just steps from the “office,” a sake brewery founded by his family 180 years ago in the Japanese city of Kurume.

And like the fermented-rice beverage, the Yamaguchi home is steeped in tradition. The family’s presence in Kurume, Kyushu, dates back to 1737 and the home to about 1800. That’s when Rishichi Yamaguchi, a rice distributor and banker, had the home erected by local craftsmen. Back in its…

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