Turner Publishing Spearheads New Beverage Craze by Releasing Comprehensive Guide to Sake

Certified sake sommelier Jeff Cioletti provides the definitive handbook for sake – from production to palette.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jeff Cioletti has published “Sakepedia” for beginners and sake connoisseurs alike.

As modern palates get progressively more adventurous, sake is having its moment. But as beloved as the beverage is in its native Japan, it’s frequently misunderstood in the rest of the world. Author Jeff Cioletti, a certified international Kikisake-shi—or “sake sommelier”— presents his own unpretentious, uncomplicated tasting notes on a wide range of world-class brands that both celebrates and demystifies the traditional Japanese drink.


Jeff takes readers from the United States to Japanand back, exploring sake’s role through centuries of history, as well as the artisanal process and natural ingredients necessary for crafting this venerable beverage—appealing to beer, wine and cocktail drinkers looking for new flavor experiences. For more information or to purchase the book, click on this link: https://bit.ly/2VrvCzU 

Praise for Sakepedia:

“A certified sake sommelier, Jeff Cioletti does justice to sake’s long history in Japan before turning to production methods, tasting notes, and the inside-baseball know-how to keep you in the good graces of the artisanal sake crowd.”

–          Foreword Reviews

“…an expert and entertaining guide to sake that even devotees will find themselves returning to time and again.”            

–          Publishers Weekly

“With Sakepedia, Jeff Cioletti distills his deep sake knowledge into a scrutable guide that even newbies will find accessible and unpretentious. Referencing geography, agriculture, and history, Sakepedia equips readers for their own journey into sake’s varied flavors.”

–          Kate Bernot, author of The Takeout

JEFF CIOLETTI is the founder of DrinkableGlobe.com and host of The Drinkable Globe Podcast. He served for fourteen years as an editor at Beverage World magazine, including eight years as editor in chief. He’s a frequent contributor to publications including Artisan Spirit Magazine, Beverage Media, BevNet, Beverage Industry, The Takeout, SevenFifty Daily and CraftBeer.com. Additionally, he’s certified as an International Kikisake-shi (sake sommelier) by Sake Service Institute International and the winner of four North American Guild of Beer Writers awards. He’s also the author of the books, “The Drinkable Globe,” “The Year of Drinking Adventurously” and “Beer FAQ.”

About Turner Publishing Company
Founded in 1985, Turner Publishing Company is an award-winning independent publisher based in Nashville, Tennesseethat currently publishes more than 5,000 titles. It has been named five times to Publishers Weekly’s Fastest Growing Publishers List.

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