Public Holidays 2018
JANUARY1 Jan Mon - New Year's Day (Gantan)
2 Jan Tue - New Year's Day Holiday
8 Jan Mon - Coming of Age Day (Seijin no hi)
FEBRUARY11 Feb Sun - National Foundation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi)
MARCH21 Mar Wed - Vernal Equinox Day (Shumbun no hi )
APRIL29 Apr Sun - Showa Day (Birthday of the Showa Emperor; Hirohito)
MAY3 May Thu - Constitution Memorial Day (Kenpo Kinenbi)
4 May Fri - Greenery Day (Midori no hi)
5 May Sat - Children's Day (Kodomo no hi)
JULY16 Jul Mon - Marine Day (Umi no HI)
AUGUST11 Aug Sat - Mountain Day
SEPTEMBER17 Sep Mon - Respect-for-the-Aged Day (Keiro no hi)
23 Sep Sun - Autumnal Equinox Day (Shubun no hi ) Shinto
OCTOBER8 Oct Mon - Health and Sports Day (Taiku no hi )
NOVEMBER3 Nov Sat - Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)
23 Nov Fri - Labour Thanksgiving Day (Kinro Kansha no hi)
DECEMBER23 Dec Sun - The Emperor's Birthday (Tenno Tanjobi)
31 Dec Mon - New Years Eve (Omisoka)
How to serveSake can be served in many various ways to best suit the season and your taste.
FilmSake Test Film with Mats Bruzaeus and Mitsuo Otsuka at Izakaya MITSUO in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
Our sommelierChief Sommelier Mats Bruzaeus had the pleasure of studying Sake over the years in Japan.