Japanese sake brewery to open in Cambridgeshire

28th August 2016


Japanese brewer, Domija, is to begin production of sake, the alcoholic drinking made by distilling rice beer, in Cambridgeshire.  The company bought the Fordham Abbey 200-acre estate for £3.5m and will invest a further £8.9m on a new brewery and visitor centre, and plans to recruit 100 staff in the next 5 years.


Sake brewing is throught to date back 2,000 years and the company uses recipes more than 600 years old