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Elements of Sake in Skyward Magazine

I think any trip to Japan and back would be exciting, but traveling back and forth every day? Well, believe it or not, I've been getting the opportunity to jet back and forth to Japan, but I'm forced to ride in the Seat pocket in front of you... that's right, my Elements of Sake Class at Astor Center is featured in February's issue of Japan Airlines "Skyward" in-flight Magazine!

Seattle: Sake Matsuri Sneak Preview

Leading up to the Seattle Saké Matsuri, we are pleased to be able to give you a chance to meet some brewers and sample the tasty fruits of their labor in the intimate confines of your favorite saké shop. Please join us on Sunday, March…

Seattle: Sake and Oysters Event

In Seattle, It's an all-you-can-eat spectacular that is Oyster Madness. Saturday, Feb. 28 @ Noon- 4 p.m. approximately 5000 bivalves and gallons of booze will be presented for your responsible consumption. As part of the festivities, we'll…

NYC: Takasago Tasting at Sakaya

Takasago Brewer Tasting at Sakaya Mr. Kohiyama from Takasago Brewer is joining sakaya for a tasting on Ginga Shizuku Junmai Daiginjo and Taisetsu Junmai Ginjo SAKAYA : 324 E. 9th Street (Between 1st & 2nd Ave.) New York, NY 10003 212.505.SAKE…

NYC: Joto Nama Tasting at Sakaya

Great Tasting at Sakaya! FREE Joto Sake tasting at sakaya! It'll be yummy! please join me! Namazake! SAKAYA 324 E. 9th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.) NYC 10003 212.505.7253 (SAKE) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Umenoyado Sake Tasting at Sakaya

Umenoyado Sake Tasting at Sakaya SAKAYA : 324 E. 9th Street (Between 1st & 2nd Ave.) New York, NY 10003 212.505.SAKE (7253) www.sakayanyc.com

NYC: Elements of Sake Class

Please join me!! I am teaching a sake 101 class at the Astor center called the “Elements of Sake.” This class is a fun, informative and tasty way to dive into the world of premium saké. I’ll walk you through every step…

NYC: Discover Nama Sake Class

Please join me!! I am teaching a new sake class at the Astor Center called “Discover Nama Sake.” Interest in unpasteurized nama sakes is booming. Whether you call them Draft, Unpasteurized, Raw or Seasonal, Namas are alive with…
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Sake in the News

Sake is always the number one story with me, but other media outlets have been featuring a lot of news on Nihon-shu, too. Here is a quick roundup of some interesting sake stories making the news: Philip Harper, Japan's only foreign Toji…
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Hakkaisan Vertical Tasting at Sake Hana

Nobody was more excited than me to learn that Sake Hana was hosting my beloved Hakkaisan Brewery for a "vertical" tasting of their sake. From Futsu-shu up to Junmai Daiginjo... we were going to taste it all. So, you can imagine, I was psyched! This…

NYC: Sake Discoveries Tasting

Sake Discoveries invites you to a special sake and food pairing party on Saturday, February 21st. We are offering many kinds of premium sake paired with an assortment of food and dessert by Chef Aki Tanaka. Her dishes are amazing but at…

NYC: Nama Sake at Sakaya

Seasonal Namazake Tasting They've arrived! And, SAKAYA will be offering a tasting of three of the first wave of Hatsushibori, the early spring release seasonal namazake (unpasteurized sake) this Saturday from 3 to 6PM. We're fortunate to…

Seattle: Saké Matsuri

Seattle Saké Matsuri Please make plans to join us March 3 (Tues.) for the first-ever Seattle Saké Matsuri, to be held at Umi Sake House @ 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Sponsored in part by the Japan Sake Brewers Association (JSBA), the Seattle Saké…
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Las Vegas Sake: Shibuya Restaurant

A quick overnight trip to Las Vegas this past weekend for a friend's birthday left me very little time to explore the sake scene in Sin City. That doesn't mean, however, that my stay was totally nary a nip of nihon-shu.

Portland: SakeOne Spring Kura Blessing

Spring Kura Blessing (Shinto Ceremony) & Sakétini Saturday Please join your local sakéry, SakéOne for the annual blessing of the saké brewery, presided over by Reverend Koichi Barrish of the Tsubaki Grand Shrine in Granite…

Portland: SakeOne Saketini Saturday

Sakétini Saturday SakéOne celebrates the very best summer cocktails this month at Sakétini Saturday The $5.00 tasting fee includes a flight of four sakés, three sakétinis and a tour. The tasting room is open from 11:00am to…

Portland: SakeOne Chocolate & Sake Pairing

Chocolate 101 & Saké Pairing Ever been curious about what makes chocolate so irresistible? Attend our Chocolate 101 event & find out why! This tasting will give a great overview of what quality chocolate is, along with a brief history,…

Portland: SakeOne Nigori Tasting

SakéOne’s Annual “For The Love of Nigori” Tasting Attention all sweethearts & singletons! You are invited to indulge in SakéOne’s annual “For The Love of Nigori” tasting on Valentine’s Weekend.…

Portland: SakeOne Nigori Tasting

SakéOne’s Annual “For The Love of Nigori” Tasting Attention all sweethearts & singletons! You are invited to indulge in SakéOne’s annual “For The Love of Nigori” tasting on Valentine’s Weekend.…

NYC: Hakkaisan Event at Sake Hana

Secrets of Hakkaisan Brewery at Sake Hana Class III: Parallel tasting (Secrets of Hakkaisan Brewery) [Feburary, 11th, 2009, 7pm] $65 1. Taste different types of sake from the same brewery 2. The secret of mass produced, but a…

NYC: Sake Sundays at Kyotofu

Sake Sundays at Kyotofu Introducing Sake Sundays at Kyotofu Half-off all sake glasses and bottles during January and February! When: Every Sunday during January and February, from 5:30pm - 12:30pm What: 50% off all Sake Glasses…