Washoku is the Japanese word for Japanese cuisine. This blog will introduce Japanese food, the chefs, dishes, pottery, and Japanese culture. All photos are by Naoko Takagi, contributions from other individuals will be noted.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Homemade Plum Wine (Umeshu)

image by Naoko Takagi
Plum Wine and Shiso

image by Naoko Takagi
Plum Wine

Plum Wine

Making plum wine depends on the quality of the plums you have. There are many other factors that affect the making a great of a great plum wine. For instance, farming techniques, weather, environmental conditions, etc.. When all of these factors happen in just the right way, a superior wine results.



Chef: Hirohisa Hayashi
Photos & Text: Naoko Takagi