Japan based Licensed Sake distributor and Japanese Sake exporter of smaller Artisan breweries with generations of history and awards, targeting Sake importers Japan based Licensed Sake distributor and Japanese Sake exporter of smaller Artisan breweries with generations of history and awards, targeting Sake importers

We are a sake export and distributor targeting companies such as sake import agents, sake import wholesalers, sake import distributors, retailers, bars, restaurants, hotels and businesses looking to import Sake or sell Japanese Sake direct to customers.
Sakeportal is a Sake distributor and Sake exporter selling Japanese Sake fresh and direct from the Sake breweries in Japan.
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Please ensure you buy from a licensed Sake export distributor, Sake licence will be on their site by law.

What are you interested in?

In support of local traditional breweries

Based in Kyoto, Japan and under direct Agreement, we represent Artisan Sake breweries.

If you are seeking beautiful traditionally made sake from breweries with generations of history and awards who support their local communities, welcome to Sakeportal!

In support of you

We are a small flexible company who connects you with real Japanese sake. We believe in open, transparent relationships and understanding our customer’s sake needs.

We advise and work closely with our overseas partners to support their business success,

Should you need anything or have questions please do allow us to help you.

Our aim is to offer you an advantage over your competitors and a smooth business flow for the import of Japanese Sake.

Why our Sake


We focus on Artsian breweries who source locally, maintain traditional production methods to retain a purer Sake and match our supplier criteria.

Craft sake supplied through breweries with generations of history and awards who excel in producing the highest quality Sake and sourcing/supporting local businesses.​ 

With our in-house Japanese Sake Appraiser, we choose Sake that matches the overseas markets at a range of price points.

Our main focus is on Premium hard to find Craft sake

This sets our Sake apart from the competition and gives our customers added sales points

Why choose Sakeportal?


End-End Solution

Nearly all our customers choose to let us arrange the full solution.

We can take care of your sake from brewery to you.


Reduced costs and delays

Shipping is your main secondary cost.

With our Worldwide shipping network and relationships, we are more than confident of offering the best, most reliable shipping.

Reduced Hassle and costs

You dont have the stress and costs of dealing with separate shippers, customs brokers, import agencies etc.

1 point of contact for a simplified import process

Smooth flow

Compliance and risk

We are the export licence holder so we will be your Exporter of Record. No need for outside companies and costs.

FDA registered breweries for the USA market.

Labelling compliance at no added cost.

With our prices, bilingual staff and relationships, we are confident of saving you time and money.

Why import direct from Japan

  • Freshness

  • Price Reduction of 30-50%

  • Range of Products

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to Negotiate

  • Why wouldn’t you go to the Source?


From the beautiful clear waters of Hokkaido to the delicately refined Sake rice, we are inspired by the Japanese Artisan craft Sake breweries who stand by their traditional brewing methods to produce the perfect Sake.

Our Team

We are a small company with a strong team and good relationships with key people in the Japanese Sake industry.
Thanks to our experienced and well-known team we are able to open the doors to smaller Sake breweries.

Our Logistics

By Air, by Ocean, Direct to your door, CIF, FOB-no problem!

Our Breweries

Because we are based in Japan and deal direct with the Sake breweries we can offer a more flexible and personal service than other distributors.

Our Sake is exported to order, direct from the Sake breweries ensuring our clients get the freshest Sake. Through our relationships we also offer clients quick access to new seasonal Sake before it is available to the general market, OEM and special production runs.


We are very careful about the Breweries we choose to represent.


Special Service



We can offer you 2 options to launch your own brand: Private Label or IBC (free flow Sake)

Private Label:

Through our Sake brewery relationships we have persuaded our suppliers to allow your own label Sake on their selected bottles.

What does this mean?

  • As a Distributor you can offer an added sales point or have your own brand Sake!
  • For businesses you can have your own, exclusive branded Sake to match your brand, event or create a personal message for your customers. This level of personalization and exclusivity will attract new Customers and increase Sake sales.

IBC Tank:

We will deliver your Sake in  an IBC Tank (basically a container specially designed for alcohol distribution).

You receive the Sake and what you do with it then is entirely your choice:

  • You can put it into your own designed bottles
  • You can put in in a can for the RTD market
  • You could make a Sake cocktail-NEW BIG TREND!!

Basically you can develop your own Sake and Become a National Brand.

Bulk Sake:

Import 2/20/30 litre box Sake:

Import RTD boxes, full control over how you would like to use the Sake.

  • Cost-effective for bars/resturants/own brand
  • Use straight from the box
  • Easy pour for Sake cocktails

Our Merit

  • Experience

  • Knowledge

  • Connnections

  • Reputation

  • Relationships

  • Native English/Japanese

  • Constantly adapting and following global trends

Quality Standards

  • Japanese Certified Sake Appraiser

  • Strict supplier criteria


Your Merit

  • Pre-negotiated discount prices

  • Exclusive Sake and agreements

  • Shipping relationships

  • Speed and flexibility

  • End-end solution, all in-house

  • Ease of business

Extra Benefits

  • On trend sales points of difference

  • Personal (friendly!) service


How to import Japanese Sake

Our reputation as a Japanese company means we will always do our best for our clients in a fair and honest manner.
As the Japanese say “saizenn wo tsukushimasu”.

Our Commitment to You

Sake search miles
Breweries visited
Brewery Exclusive contracts

Our Partners and Friends