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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Post-Valentines ‘Sake and Sweets’ Tasting-Brunch with Sakenet and Restaurant Sasaki, Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Sake-traders Sakenet are teaming with Sydney restaurant Sasaki to host a special 'Sake and Sweets', joint-tasting event to cap off this Valentines season this Sunday the 24th of February. Eight different sake's will be made available for sampling along with a number of treats courtesy of the kitche… Read More

Application closes on 27th Feb, The Miss Sake Program 2019 – Become Australia’s first ev...

Melbourne editor editor

The Annual Miss Sake program is coming to Australia for the very first time in 2019! The Miss Sake program exists to select a Cultural Ambassador to share a love and understanding of sake, Japanese cuisine and the charm of Japanese culture both inside and outside of Japan. The program… Read More

Yamatogawa Brewery Sake tasting on 16th Feb – 10% off discount on all Yamatogawa Sake at Tokyo Mart

Sydney editor editor

Tokyo Mart's famous periodic sake tasting event is back this Saturday the 16th of February. 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… Read More

Home-Made Sake ‘Doburoku’ Workshop and Lunch at Wabi Sabi Salon, Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

Contemporary Vegetarian Japanese restaurant Wabi Sabi Salon in Melbourne, in collaboration with Yuka "Discobeans" Mikayama - progenitor of local health-food-oriented cafe Disco Beans, is hosting a special homebrew sake workshop and lunch on Sunday the 24th of February. Participants will be guide… Read More

Free Masterclass by Toji Sake – Act of Wine Liquor Store, Melbourne

Melbourne editor editor

Melbourne-based duo Toji Sake and liquor store Act of Wine are hosting a three-hour long, free sake tasting/educational class on Friday the 22nd of February. Participants will get to hear the background story of Toji Sake as a company, and an in-depth look at the production cycles of their Super Pr… Read More

Free Open Sake Class with Supersake – Melbourne Monou Restaurant

Melbourne editor editor

Sake retailer Supersake from Perth are coming to South Melbourne's Monou Japanese restaurant to bring you a free, open sake class hosted by Simone Maynard (Sake Professional Certification - Sake Education Council Japan/WSET Sake Level 3). The event is designed not only for sake professionals or exi… Read More

Sake Masterclass at Kid Kyoto in Sydney – Recurring Monthly Event

Sydney editor editor

This year, Sydney's local  '90s-rock-meets-izakaya' institution Kid Kyoto are introducing a monthly Sake Masterclass event - on the last Friday of each month - currently projected to run until at least October. Participants will be introduced to the world of Japanese sake and learn about industr… Read More

Gold Coast tasting event – Dassai sake and Sushi course at Wagyu Bar & Wine Ten

Gold Coast editor editor

Fusion restaurant Wagyu Bar & Wine Ten in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast are hosting a Dassai sake tasting event this January the 23rd. Dassai is a well known, generally lighter-flavoured sake brand hailing from Yamaguchi Prefecture. The Awa ("sparkling"), 50, 39, 23 and Beyond (premium) varie… Read More

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