Sake is an alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin that is made from fermented rice. Sake is sometimes called "rice wine" but the brewing process is more akin to beer, converting starch to sugar for the fermentation process.
Japan has about sake breweries spread out over every prefecture. Flavours range from earthy and musty to elegant and floral. Lewin Terrace provides a comprehensive list of sakes to pair with its beautiful Japanese-French fusion fare.