Kanji window at Dojima Sake Brewery

Kanji Window Spells Sake!

Very exciting to see the special kanji window of the brewery take shape here at Fordham Abbey. The Japanese character 酒 means sake, a subject dear to our hearts here. We still have a few more months completing the brewery but it is going to look fantastic when it is finished. We open to the […]

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Japanese Shinto Ceremony

We had a Japanese Shinto ceremony on the construction site yesterday. Shinto priests from our hometown came all the way from Osaka, Japan to conduct it. Nearly a hundred guests attended the ceremony, and we were very honoured to have His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka Ambassador of Japan as well. The ceremony is called Jichinsai which […]

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Planning Permission Granted

The Planning permission to build Sake Brewery and visitor Centre was granted by East Cambridgeshire District Council on 3rd August 2016. The work is scheduled to start at the end of September 2016 and expected to take 9 months to complete. So we will be opening the first Japanese Sake Brewery in the UK to […]

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Cambridge TV: Sake brewery

Video: Sake Brewery. The first Sake brewery in the UK is set to open here in the county – after winning the approval of local councillors. The Japanese company Dojima will be investing around £9million in the business on the estate grounds of Fordham Abbey near Ely. They say their venture should lead to thousands […]

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The U.K.'s First Japanese Owned Sake Brewery

Coming Summer 2018