NYC: Autumn Akita Sake Tasting Event

“The Thirteenth Autumn Akita Sake Tasting Event”
Fundraising Event for Tohoku, Japan Relief Fund

ASC was established in June 2006 to introduce the sake, food and culture from Akita Prefecture to the NYC area. This autumn, ASC is proud to announce “The Akita Sake Tasting Event” on November 16, 2011.
Come join over 30 visiting Sake brewers from Akita and different all over Japan to taste over 45 of the finest sakes we have chosen for you to try. In addition, we have added many Sake’s from the Tohoku Region to supplement the current variety as well.

Savour some of Akita’s delicacies such as Kiritanpo, mashed rice stick, broiled and boiled in soup, Akita Miso- Flavor Honey Chicken, Miso Tofu, Iburi Gakko (Smoked radish pickles) and many others.
Enjoy performances by guest musicians Mr. Gaku Takanashi, who will be performing on the Shamisen and the Piano.
Be green and please bring your sake glass.

Sake Sommelier Ms. Chizuko Niikawa will also be present with any questions regarding our sake tastings.
You can exchange your donation for Special goods from Brewers etc.
The donations shall be sent to Tohoku, Japan through NY Japanese-American Lions Club.
Organizer: The Akita Sake Club (Akita Yukari no Kai)
Sponsor: Sun Pop International Corporation, Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd.

Date: November 16, 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc.
Address: 15 West 44th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10036
Admission Fee: $60 ($10 is donated to Tohoku Relief Fund)
Please pay the admission by Cash at the reception desk on November 16, 2011.
Space is limited and reservation is required by November 11, 2011.
Reservation/Contact: Masatoshi Yamamoto
Sun Pop International Corporation
Tel: 212-682-4393 e-mail: [email protected]
Akita Sake Club Website:

Reservation/Contact: Masatoshi Yamamoto
e-mail: [email protected]
Sun Pop International Corporation
211 East 43rd Street, Suite 1702,
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-682-4393
Fax: 212-682-4392