Saké Fest PDX 2015 in Portland

Event | UPDATE: 2015'05'26

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http://sakefestpdx.com/

Portlanders will gather in The Governor Ballroom at The Sentinel Hotel  (formerly The Governor Hotel) on Thursday 25 June 2015 - 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm - to experience the finest Japanese and US sake brands, as part of the 5th annual Saké Fest PDX. Saké Fest PDX is the only event of its kind in the Northwest.

■DATE & TIME: Thursday 25 June 2015 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
■VENUE:  The Sentinel Hotel in Downtown Portland (614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland Oregon 97205 USA)
■TICKET: 
Regular Admission $55 (Full Access to All Food & Sake Tasting Tables)
Early Admission $75 (Enhance your Saké Fest PDX tasting experience and enjoy early access to all food & beverage sampling tables for an additional hour before the regular admission guests. Only 100 tickets available for early admission at 5:30)

■Featured Restaurants: 
Chizu
Saucebox
Yama Sushi & Izakaya
biwa + Noraneko
Bamboo Grove Hawaiian Grille
Batch PDX
Yakuza Lounge
Sticky Island Treats
Davis Street Tavern
SmallWares
Yume Confections
Uwajimaya
Hokusei Sushi
The American Local
Whole Foods
FiMi Kingston
Behind the Museum Café
Xocolatl de David
The Meadow

TOYONOAKI received the GOLD medal at The Japan Sake Awards 2015

Award | UPDATE: 2015'05'25

 We are pleased to announce that TOYONOAKI won a GOLD medal at the 103rd Annual Japan Sake Awards (Japan National New Sake Tasting Competition) held by the National Research Institute of Brewing (NRIB) and the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association.

List of Gold Prize winning sake in the Annual Japan Sake Awards 2015
Outline of the Annual Japan Sake Awards 2015

Award-winning sake will be presented to the public at the Japanese Sake Fair 2015 in Tokyo on Saturday, June 20.

JAPANESE SAKE FAIR 2015
 

The Color of Sake in NY

Event | UPDATE: 2015'02'12

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http://colorofsake.com/
 

The Color of Sake: The Clear Choice for the Evening of Tuesday, February 17

The Color of Sake: A Tasting of Clear Extravagance will be held at Astor Center in New York on Tuesday, February 17 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. With something for enthusiasts and beginners alike, The Color of Sake will host 17 of Japan’s best sake brewers, representing different regions, brewing techniques and taste experiences. Guests will have the chance to sip, savor and learn about as many as 44 of the most sought-after and highly decorated sakes available to the U.S. market. While many of these sakes are available in New York, some brewers and sakes will be making their U.S. debut.

Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at www.colorofsake.com. Admission also includes tasty bites chosen to complement the selection of sakes. For a limited time, those using promo code "SAKENY2015" will receive a $5 discount on each ticket.

There will also be a seminar from 7:00 to 7:30 for those interested in learning more about sake. Akiko Fujita, Senior Researcher at the National Research Institute of Brewing, will discuss the fundamentals of sake production and how it plays into your taste experience. Those interested in attending the seminar should choose the “Ticket + Seminar” option when purchasing tickets. Seating is limited, however, and this option will only be available while seats last.

To join the conversation and connect with others about the event, please visit www.facebook.com/colorofsake


The Color of Sake: A Tasting of Clear Extravagance
 ■DATE & TIME: Tuesday, February 17 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM
 ■Venue: Astor Center (399 Lafayette Street at the corner of E. 4th Street)

 Purchase tickets at www.colorofsake.com
  Cost: $30 (includes tasty bites and a seminar with limited seating)
  Use promo code “SAKENY2015” for a $5 discount per tickets!

■List of all 17 "Sakagura"/ breweris
1 MOMOKAWA BREWING, INC. (Aomori)
2 KOJIMA SOHONTEN CO., LTD. (Yamagata)
3 SUISEN SHUZO CO., LTD. (Iwate)
4 SHIRATAKI SAKE BREWERY CO., LTD. (Niigata)
5 TONOIKESHUZOYTEN CO., LTD. (Tochigi)
6 BUNRAKU CO., LTD. (Saitama)
7 IINUMAHONKE CO., LTD. (Chiba)
8 TSUKINOI SHUZOUTEN (Ibaraki)
9 HANANOMAI BREWING CO., LTD. (Shizuoka)
10 MIWA SHUZO CO., LTD. (Gifu)
11 YONEDA SAKE BREWERY CO., LTD. (Shimane)
12 NANBU SAKE BREWERY CO., LTD. (Fukui)
13 SHOUTOKU SHUZOU CO., LTD. (Kyoto)
14 HAKUTSURU SAKE BREWING CO., LTD. (Hyogo)
15 ASAHI SHUZO CO., LTD. (Yamaguchi)
16 KITAYA CO., LTD. (Fukuoka)
17 YATSUSHIKA BREWERY CO., LTD. (Ooita)

Chugoku Region JAPAN FOOD FESTIVAL at JAPAN CENTRE in London

Event | UPDATE: 2015'02'12

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Chugoku JAPAN FOOD FESTIVAL - JAPAN CENTRE 

Message from JAPAN CENTRE:
Every year, we at Japan Centre celebrate the regional cuisine of a particular area of Japan. 2015 is all about Chugoku, situated in Western Honshu. As well as celebrating the fine cuisine of this multifaceted area in store from 12th Feb to the 4th March, we’re stocking some unique local supplies from Chugoku right here at Japan Centre Online. Browse our selection and grab something completely unique.

Chugoku Region JAPAN FOOD FESTIVAL
■PLACE: JAPAN CENTRE Piccadilly (19 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ED)
■DATE & TIME (FREE TASING): 12 Feb - 4 Mar from 2:30PM
(Opening Times: Mon to Sat/10:00AM-9:30PM ,Sun/11:00AM-8:00PM)

ONLINE STORE (TOYONOAKI 4 sakes are now available!!)
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JAPAN WEEK 2015 in NY

Event | UPDATE: 2015'02'06

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http://japanweek.us/
 

Japanese tourism event Japan Week returns to Grand Central Terminal for its fourth edition on February 18-20, 2015.  Since its founding in 2012, Japan Week has introduced New Yorkers to destinations across Japan, provided access to tourism experts and literature, showcased examples of Japanese art, food, and fashion, and even offered free trips to Japan to lucky attendees. Japan Week is organized by the Japan Travel Agency and Japan National Tourism Organization.

One of Japan Week's favorite features is its pop up sake bar, and we're proud to say it's back! Curated by the Japan Sake and Sochu Makers Association, our sake bar hosts a number of regional sake from across Japan together with a selection of authentic Japanese snacks.

Reserve your spot at Japan Week's sake bar now by pre-ordering a ticket.

Tickets are $35 per person and include five sake tastings and one bar snack.

SAKE BAR SCHEDULE
Feb 18 - 4 PM to 8 PM
Feb 19 - 4 PM to 8 PM
Feb 20 - 4 PM to 7 PM (Yoneda Sake Brewery: 4 PM to 6PM)

Tickets are only for attendees 21-years-of-age or older, and ID must be presented when entering Japan Week's sake bar.

 

Say kanpai at Japan Week with a flight of sake direct from Japan!