Masumi Sake Events in New York City!

When I was a little kid, I knew Easter and the promise of Spring was on it's way whenever I saw those Cadbury bunny chocolate eggs start to appear in the supermarket. I would also totally get a tummy ache from always eating too many, but despite…

VOS Selections features Prestige Sakes

As a part of their 2010 Grand Portfolio Tasting, I attended a wonderful sake lecture by Kazu Yamazaki of Prestige Sakes. Kazu and Mariko Yamazaki work tirelessly to promote sake and introduce their wonderful Prestige Sakes to the US. Kazu-san's…
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Kuramoto US Sake Promotion Event

A Sake Industry promotion company called "Kuramoto US" recently put on a sake tasting event at the fantastic Kitano Hotel. Twelve Sake breweries were featured at the tasting, many bringing their precious and fresh Namazake for us to try. That…

Portland: SakeOne Saketini Saturday

Sakétini Saturday Saketini Saturday, Saturday, June 19, 11am-5pm Come and join us for a berry-licious saketini day. We will combine Oregon craft sake with ripe Oregon berries. The combination of the two is a perfect example of how sake…

Portland: SakeOne Saketini Saturday

Sakétini Saturday Saketini Saturday, Saturday, May 15, 11am-5pm May is devoted to strawberry saketinis. Come in and enjoy a local treat, succulent Oregon grown strawberries with local craft sake. These saketinis will get you in the mood…

Portland: SakeOne Sake & Oyster Fest

Sake & Oyster Fest Annual Sake & Oyster Fest, Saturday, May 1, 1-4pm What a fabulous way to end your work week and welcome summer! Lovers of oysters & sake are invited to enjoy freshly shucked Pacific NW oysters presented by Dan and Louis…

Portland: SakeOne Saketini Saturday

Sakétini Saturday Saketini Saturday, Saturday, April 17, 11am-5pm “April showers bring May flowers.” Let SakeOne tempt you their lavender infused saketinis. Lavender has a penetrating, sweetly floral & spicy aroma with lemon…

Portland: SakeOne Spring Kura Blessing

Spring Kura Blessing (Shinto Ceremony) Annual Kura Blessing, Saturday, March 27, 11am-5pm Please join your local sake producer, SakeOne, at 11:00 am on Saturday March 27 for the annual blessing of your local sake brewery, presided over…

NYC: Sake and Tapas at NY Vintners

New York Vintners Hosts: Premium Sake and Asian Tapas - April 24 April 24th at 1-3pm What's better than sake and small bites? Learn the secrets of pairing sake with intriguing small plates. http://www.newyorkvintners.com/p-4867-premium-sake-and-asian-tapas-april-24-g.aspx
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Sake 101 at The International Restaurant Show

In March the International Restaurant Show was held at the Javitz Center. This year a large Japanese pavilion was featured and I was lucky to be asked to speak at the event. I held a Sake 101 lecture and spoke alongside Monica Samuels and…

NYC: EN Restaurant Masumi Sake Tasting

EN Restaurant Masumi Sake Tasting The final Arabashiri Kick-off party in the lounge at EN brasserie will go off with a bang. Passed or’d huerves and the entire portfolio of Masumi Sake will be enjoyed by all. After a speech about what…

NYC: 1 or 8 Restaurant Masumi Sake Tasting

1 or 8 Restaurant Masumi Sake Tasting Have dinner with the Mr.Miyasaka as he talks about the sake that will be paired with the four course tasting menu provided by this new inspiring Williamsburg restaurant. From traditional sushi to french…

NYC: MASUMI ARABASHIRI Tasting at Sakagura

Sakagura and World Sake Imports present MASUMI ”ARABASHIRI” - First Run - Pre-release Tasting Party 真澄“あらばしり”ナイト MONDAY, MARCH 22nd, 2010 7:00 PM TO 9:00…
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Washoku -Try Japan’s Good Food (and Sake!)

The Consulate General of Japan in New York recently hosted a reception at the Ambassador's official residence to promote the "Washoku -; Try Japan's Good Food" campaign. On a very snowy afternoon in February, press, chefs and guests were…

Interview: Jihei Isawa, Katsuyama Brewery

I had the distinct honor of meeting the president of Miyagi Prefecture's Katsuyama Sake Brewery, Mr. Jihei Isawa, earlier this year. I tasted several of his sakes and can report they were a revelation! Isawa-san was kind enough to sit down…

NYC: JFC Sake tasting at Mr. Wright

JFC Importers Sake tasting at Mr. Wright Sake Tasting Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cost: Free Place: Mr. Wright Fine Wines and Spirits 1593 Third Avenue New York, NY 10128 Phone: 212-722-4564 http://www.misterwrightfinewines.com/tastings.html

Minneapolis: Sake Meetup at Origami

The Twin Cities Sake Meetup Group Sake @ Origami Organizer Description: Hi Sake Fans! A quickie meetup to check out Happy Hour (5-6:30pm) at Origami, touted to be one of the best Japanese restaurants in the city. There's food specials…