In this photo taken Wednesday, March 25, 2015, an employee stirs unrefined sake at Gekkeikan Okura sake Museum in Kyoto, western Japan. Sake-maker Gekkeikan, founded in 1637, was tiny for its first ... more 
In this photo taken Wednesday, March 25, 2015, an employee stirs unrefined sake at Gekkeikan Okura sake Museum in Kyoto, western Japan. Sake-maker Gekkeikan, founded in 1637, was tiny for its first 250 years but grew to one of Japan’s biggest liquor makers in the early part of the 20th Century by coming up with technology to keep sake fresh without chemical preservatives, ahead of its rivals. Gekkeikan notes proudly it received its first imperial order in 1907. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
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