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Yamatogawa Brewery Sake tasting on 8th June – 10% off discount on all Yamatogawa Sake at Toky...

Sydney editor editor

Tokyo Mart's famous periodic sake tasting event is back on Saturday the 8th of June. As the exclusive Australian importer and distributor representing Japan's Yamatogawa Brewery, Tokyo Mart will host a one-day tasting event, and also provide a discount offer on the brewery's products. The 10% di… Read More

Sake Matsuri 2019 in Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

The annual Sake Matsuri is back in Melbourne this year after a wildly popular 2018 showing. The event will be hosted by REVEL, the event-services company who are behind many of the food, drinks and popular-culture events popping up in Australia in recent years. The festival is happening this wee… Read More

SuperSake Perth Sake & Beer Festival Winter 2019

Perth editor editor

Tsunami Ko Japanese Restaurant and SuperSake in Perth are hosting 'SuperSake Perth Sake & Beer Festival Winter 2019' - the cities largest sake event, on Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of June. The event, to be held on the grounds of the Tsunami Ko restaurant in Mosman Park, brin… Read More

The Sydney Festival of Sake 2019 by The Oak Barrel

Sydney editor editor

The Sydney Festival of Sake is back this year in its 2nd annual showing, with hosts The Oak Barrel deciding to bring the event back after last years sold out successes. They're teaming up with many of Australia's sake industry importers and specialists to present a wide variety of sake, as well as … Read More

Perth 22 May – ‘Sake Basic’ Workshop with Chiyomusubi and Kodawari Sake Education

Perth editor editor

Perth's Kodawari Sake Education is hosting their 'Sake Basic' Workshop in collaboration with Japan's Chiyomusubi Brewery from Tottori Prefecture, at Perth's Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room on Wednesday the 22nd of May. Kodawari's Sandra will be leading the educational workshop/tasting session… Read More

1 May – ‘Degani Affair x Japanese Sake’ in Perth, by Degani Kings Square and Kodawari Sake Education

Perth editor editor

The team at contemporary Perth cafe Degani Kings Square and Perth's own local sake guru Sandra Gwee of Kodawari Sake Education, renowned for her non-traditional sake matchings incorporating foodstuffs such as "chocolate, cheese and Chinese modern flavours", are collaborating together to bring the c… Read More

9 May – Sake Making Masterclass by Work-Shop Melbourne and Yuka Discobeans

Melbourne editor editor

Yuka Discobeans, founder of the Disco Beans Cafe and Gallery franchise of gluten-free and vegan restaurants and avid supporter of the more health-focused aspects of sake, and Work-Shop Melbourne, prominent host-institution of many large workshop-style events in the city, are teaming up to host a sa… Read More

18 May to 13 July – Sake Matching Class by Akachochin Restaurant, Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

Akachochin, a contemporary izakaya (Japanese-style bar) in Melbourne's Southbank is holding a sake matching masterclass on Saturday the 18th of May, Saturday the 8th of June and Saturday the 13th of July. See the event's official sypnosis below: Join our Sake Masterclass to learn how to explore th… Read More

28 April Free Junmai Sake Tasting Event with Sakenet at Mino – Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Mino Japanese Restaurant in Mosman, NSW are collaborating with sake industry purveyors Sakenet Australia to bring a free Junmai ("pure rice") sake tasting event to the suburb Sunday the 28th of April. The event will be held inside the restaurant premises between 2PM and 5PM on the date, and will… Read More

[Waiting List] Melbourne Sake Dinner at Navi with Sake Mistress and Supersake

Melbourne editor editor

Melbourne contemporary dining restaurant Navi has combined forces with the city's own Sake Mistress AKA Simone Maynard, and Perth’s Super Sake for a one-off feast showcasing Japan's favourite drink with a specially designed menu by Navi's Julian Hills. Join them on Tuesday the 16th of this month f… Read More

Application closes mid April, Melbourne – WSET Level 3 Sake Award – Prince Wine Store May Course

Melbourne editor editor

London-based The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, is the worlds foremost educational body in the field of wine and spirits. Prince Wine Store will be holding their WSET Level 3 Award in Sake course from May the 13th until May the 16th (all four days are required for attendance) this year… Read More

Application closes on 24 May, Sydney – WSET Level 3 Sake Award – The Sydney Wine Academy June Course

Sydney editor editor

London-based The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, is the worlds foremost educational body in the field of wine and spirits. The Sydney Wine Academy will be holding their WSET Level 3 Award in Sake course on June the 17th, June the 24th and July the 1st (all three days are required for at… Read More

Melbourne – WSET Level 1 Award In Sake Course by Sakeshop – May 2019

Melbourne editor editor

London-based The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, is the worlds foremost educational body in the field of wine and spirits. Sakeshop will be holding their WSET Level 1 Award in Sake course on the 5th of May this year in Richmond, Melbourne. The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is an officia… Read More

Sydney – WSET Level 1 Award In Sake Course by Sakeshop – May 2019

Sydney editor editor

London-based The Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, is the worlds foremost educational body in the field of wine and spirits. Sakeshop will be holding their WSET Level 1 Award in Sake course on the 11th of May this year in Stanmore, Sydney. The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is an official … Read More

Melbourne: Saké Boutique & Misuzu’s ‘Dining with Sake Appreciation Night’

Melbourne editor editor

Saké Boutique, one of Australia's leading online sake retailers, is teaming up with Albert Park, Melbourne-based Japanese restaurant Misuzu's next month on the 11th of April 2019 to hold a 'Dining with Saké Appreciation Night'. Participants will dine on a five-course menu provided by Misuzu's, with… Read More

23rd Mar, Free Yamamoto Sake Tasting with Sakeshop, Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Come to Sakeshop's Sydney store in Stanmore this Saturday the 23rd of March between 1:30PM and 4:00PM to try some rare sakes by namesake Tomofumi Yamamoto of Akita Prefecture's Yamamoto Gomei Brewery. Tomofumi is a 4th generation brewer - continuing the family's brewery operations in northern Japan… Read More

23rd Mar, Free Yamamoto Sake Tasting with Sakeshop, Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

Come to Sakeshop's Melbourne store in Chef's Armoury this Saturday the 23rd of March between 1:30PM and 4:00PM to try some rare sakes by namesake Tomofumi Yamamoto of Akita Prefecture's Yamamoto Gomei Brewery. Tomofumi is a 4th generation brewer - continuing the family's brewery operations in north… Read More

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – The Evolution of Sake at Nobu

Melbourne editor editor

As part of this years Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - an annual series of events celebrating Melbourne's restaurant and market culture, Nobu Restaurant in Southbank are hosting an event on each of the sixteen nights from the 8th until the 24th of this March that will take participants through th… Read More

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – 5-Course Cheese and Sake Menu – EZARD x Maker & ...

Melbourne editor editor

Melbourne's sake and cheese lovers are in for a treat next week as EZARD restaurant, Maker & Monger cheese specialists and sake-industry mainstay importers Black Market Sake team up for one night on Wednesday the 13th of March 2019 to host a special five-course sake & artisan cheese dinner … Read More

The Sydney Saké Society at the Giant Steps Chinese New Year Banquet

News editor editor

Sydney's local sake-lovers community organisation the Sydney Saké Society was recently a sponsor of Giant Steps Australia's Chinese New Year Banquet at Marigold Restaurant in the city last Saturday the 2nd of March 2019. The society hosted a welcome drinks bar where guests could have a glass of CH… Read More

Kizakura Brewery Sake Masterclass at Harajuku Gyoza Darling Harbour – Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Darling Harbour's hip new Japanese 'dumplings and beer' stadium-restaurant Harajuku Gyoza, in operation since November last year, are teaming up with the Kizakura Brewery from Kyoto, Japan on Sunday the 24th of March in order to create an educational and dining experience involving sake and food. … Read More

An introduction to Sake & Tasting with Sake Connect & Melissa Mills – Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

On Thursday the 21st of March, a special sake introduction and tasting session is scheduled to be held by Sake Connect founder Melissa Mills. Melissa is one of Australia's foremost sake educators and has over a decades experience in the sake industry; including being certified with the WSET level 3… Read More

Perth Sake Festival 2019 – Free Annual Tasting Event

Perth editor editor

The Annual Perth Sake Festival is back in 2019 next Saturday the 9th of March! Main host and Asian foodstuffs trader Lion Oriental Foods team up with Perth-based cheese store The Cheese Barrel, Japanese product importer JFC Australia and Nippon Food Supplies and sake educators Kodawari Sake Educ… Read More

Free Kikumasamune Shuzo Sake Tasting at Tokyo Mart Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Tokyo Mart - a large Japanese supermarket located in Northbridge, Sydney, will be holding a free tasting event for sake by the Kikumasamune Shuzo Brewery from 12-noon to 4PM this Saturday the 2nd of March. There will also be a special-offer 1-day sale on all Kikumasamune products in store. Kikumas… Read More

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