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    Japan's youngest sake connoisseur

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    Al Jazeera English

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    A 10-year old-girl has become Japan's youngest expert on Sake, despite being far too young to drink the famous rice wine.

    Akane Niikura has passed the Sake Service Institute of Japan's test after earning her expertise on the ancient Japanese tradition solely through her sense of smell rather than palate.

    Rory Challands reports on how the fourth-grader can now advise others which type of sake complements certain foods.