Minneapolis: Moto-i Sake Class!

Cost: $150.00 - Includes Training manual, brewery tour, lunch and snacks, and a tasting of over 20 different sakes to understand grade, styles, and flavor profiles. Give yourself or someone you know this experience as a Holiday Present! LOCATION: at moto-i 2940 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55408 612-821-NAMA [email protected]
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Japan 2008: Tomita Brewery & Shichihonyari

Ok, Pop Quiz!!! Name one attraction of note in Japan's Shiga Prefecture... Stumped? Well, I was too, until my visit to Tomita Brewery, located in the small town of Kinomoto, Shiga Prefecture.
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Japan 2008: Tamanohikari Brewery

Arriving in Kyoto always brings back special memories for me. this was my original destination on my very first trip to Japan. It goes without saying that it's a beautiful and historic city, but on this visit I was able to discover another…

NYC: Kagatobi Week: Takahachi Sake Dinner

Join Kakatobi Week! Come to Takahachi Tribeca for a fantastic sake dinner featuring Wonderful Kagatobi Sake! Not to be missed! $80 per person Takahachi 145 Duane Street (Between Church & West Broadway) New York, NY 10013 212-571-18…

NYC: Kagatobi Week: ISE Sake Dinner

Join Kagatobi week! ISE restaurant will host a wonderful sake dinner featuring Kagatobi Sake. $70 per person ISE RESTAURANT 56 Pine Street New York, NY 10005 Tel: 212-785-1600 Fax: 212-785-7660 Serving Hours Mon - Fri (Lunch) 11:30…

NYC: Kagatobi Week: Astor Tasting

Join Kagatobi week!! The fine folks from Kagatobi sakes are holding a sake tasting at Astor Wines and Spirits! This same night, please join our Fantastic Elements of Sake class at Astor Center. This tasting takes place at Astor Wines &…

NYC: Kagatobi Week: Landmark Tasting

Join Kakatobi Week! There is a tasting at Landmark Wine and Sake of Kagatobi's best. Come be a part of Kagatobi week! Landmark Wine and Sake 167 West 23rd street New York NY 10011 212-242-2323

NYC: Kagatobi Week: Sake Hana

Join Kagatobi Week! Mr. Yageta from Fukumitsuya sake brewery will come from Japan to teach a sake class on kagatobi! Classes will be held once in every month and are open to anyone aged 21 and over. Although there will be five classes…

NYC: Kagatobi Week: Decibel

Join Kagatobi week! Special sake tasting event at Sake Bar Decibel! $60 per person Sake Bar Decibel 212-979-2733 240 East 9th Street (between 2nd & 3rd) New York NY
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Japan 2008: Marumoto Brewery and Chikurin

My first trip to visit Marumoto Brewery can only be described as spectacular. Makers of the famous Chikurin Brand of sake, Marumoto brewery is nestled beautifully in the low rolling hills of Okayama Prefecture. Brewery President, Mr. Marumoto explained that the brewery was founded in 1867 at the end of Edo period and has been producing sake since then. However, this brewery isn't just famous for it's sake. The wooden framed brewery complex is registered as an "Important Cultural Property" by Japanese goverment, similar to the National Register of Historic Places here in the US.
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Japan 2008: Hakkaisan Brewery

My next stop on my Japan 2008 tour was a special one! I was headed for the birthplace of the sake that sparked my interest in Nihon-shu in the first place: Hakkaisan Brewery in Niigata. Longtime readers of my site will know that it was Hakkaisan's Junmai Ginjo sake that got me so addicted devoted to sake.
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Japan 2008: Asahi Shuzo

Next on my whirlwind trip to Niigata was a visit to Asahi Shuzo, makers of the world renowned Kubota Brand of Sakes. I was given a tour of the brewery by Mr. Masamichi Sanjo, who is in the export sales division at Asahi Shuzo.

NYC: Kyotofu Sake Pairing Event

The Art of Sake Pairing Don't know your organic sake from your shochu? Join infamous New York sake sommelier Chris Johnson at this award-winning Midtown Japanese spot for a delicious and informative six-course dinner pairing food and sake.…
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Japan 2008: Kikusui Sake Rice Harvest

My next stop on the Japan 2008 tour was taking me by Shinkansen to northern Niigata Perfecture, specifically to Shibata city, home of Kikusui Brewery. As you may know, Kikusui imports the much loved Kikusui Funaguchi Honjozo and the delicious Kikusui Junmai Ginjo.

NYC: Sakaya 1 Year Anniversary Tasting

Come celebrate SAKAYA's first birthday! sake and fun to be had for all! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Sakaya 1 Year Anniversary Tasting

Come celebrate SAKAYA's first birthday! sake and fun to be had for all! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Sakaya Sparkling Sake Tasting

Just in time for New Years! Taste the best in sparkling sake at Sakaya! cheers! Kanpai! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Kagatobi Sake Tasting at Sakaya

Sakaya will be pouring and tasting the wonderful Kagatobi sakes! don't miss it!! trust me! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Sakaya 1 Year Anniversary Tasting

Come celebrate SAKAYA's first birthday! sake and fun to be had for all! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Sakaya 1 Year Anniversary Tasting

Come celebrate SAKAYA's first birthday! sake and fun to be had for all! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Akita Sakes at Sakaya

Sakaya is offering a free tasting of the best sake that Akita Prefecture has to offer. Don't miss this tasting! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Nishimoto Sake at Sakaya

Rick and Hiroko at Sakaya will be pouring some fantastic sakes from Nishimoto importers, namely: Okunomatsu Ginjo & Kudoki Jozu Junmai Ginjo SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.c…