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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

2019 New Sake Arrivals with Supersake – Tasting event at the Oak Barrel Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Sydney liquor store The Oak Barrel are collaborating with Supersake - a Perth-based operation renowned for their constant pursuit of the best and most obscure sake's, to bring you their first sake event of 2019! Tika of Supersake will guide guests through a tasting range of newly arrived sake's … Read More

WSET Level 3 Sake Award – The Sydney Wine Academy March Course

Sydney editor editor

Just a quick notification for any interested parties - TAFE NSW, Ultimo College with the Sydney Wine Academy are holding a sake certification course in March 2019! The course adheres to the certifications of the WSET 3 (UK-based industry body 'Wine and Spirit Education Trust' - WSET 3 content goes … Read More

First in Australia! Sake News: a media outlet presenting events and news about sake

News editor editor

On the 1st of September 2018, JAMS.TV Pty Ltd started the web media site Sake News. The site presents information on events and news related to sake, people in the sake industry and sake companies all revolving around the Australian market. The total monetary value of Japanese sake into the Aust… Read More

December Sake Tasting Weekend in the Upper Hunter Valley with Small Forest by Atsuko

Sydney editor editor

Small Forest by Atsuko, a winery in the town of Denman in the Upper Hunter Valley wine-country, is hosting a number of sake tasting events over this weekend from Saturday the 15th to Sunday the 16th of December. The tasting will be hosted by the wineries founder and panel chair Sake judge for the I… Read More

February 2019 Sake Appreciation with The Oak Barrel Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Sake is a very unique but under-represented drink in Australia, and the folks at The Oak Barrel are keen to change that reality. They will be running an evening sake appreciation and tasting night built as an introduction to sake - ranging from how it is made and its various quality grades, to how … Read More

Go to Japan in Sydney! Enjoy Sake at the Sydney “Matsuri Japan Festival” 2018

Sydney editor editor

Matsuri Japan Festival 2018, having long since been established as a yearly seasonal traditional in Sydney, is again this year taking place on the Saturday the 8th of December at Darling Harbour’s Tumbalong Park. Last year, 55,000 people attended in the largest gathering in the events history. I… Read More

Explore Japan’s oldest sake brand Kenbishi with Sydney Sake Society!

Sydney editor editor

On the evening of Friday the 7th of December this year, Sydney Saké Society are collaborating with Deja Vu Sake Co. and Sydney's premier local liquor store The Oak Barrel to bring sake fans an exclusive tasting event featuring Japan's oldest sake brand, Kenbishi. Co-Founder of Deja Vu Saké and very… Read More

Six-course Sake Dinner at Saké Restaurant and Bar in Double Bay and Manly

Sydney editor editor

Saké Restaurant and Bar in Manly, on the 4th, and Double Bay, on the 5th of December, are working together with sake promoters Deja Vu Sake Co. to host two six-course sake dinners, with menu's designed by Saké's renowned executive chef Shaun Presland, and presented each night with uniquely-matched … Read More

Free Celebratory Sake Tasting in Sydney with Sakeshop

Sydney editor editor

In accordance with the season, Sakeshop are offering up a free sake tasting event at their Sydney and Melbourne stores on Saturday the 1st of December. Drop in to any store, try some sake, and maybe find out which one you'd be interested getting as a Christmas gift or dinner entertainer. Open tasti… Read More

Free Celebratory Sake Tasting in Melbourne with Sakeshop

Melbourne editor editor

In accordance with the season, Sakeshop are offering up a free sake tasting event at their Sydney and Melbourne stores on Saturday the 1st of December. Drop in to any store, try some sake, and maybe find out which one you'd be interested getting as a Christmas gift or dinner entertainer. Open tasti… Read More

5 courses with matching sake dinner at Automata, Sydney

Sydney editor editor

On Tuesday December 4th, Fusion restaurant Automata in Chippendale, Sydney are hosting a sake dinner in cooperation with sake import/retail firm Black Market Sake: 5 courses with matching sakes designed by Matt Young of Black Market Sake and the kitchen staff of Automata; including head chef Sar… Read More

Tasting and matching ‘Soba and Sake’ with Jugemu & Shimbashi Restaurant Sydney

Sydney editor editor

Neutral Bay's Japanese mainstay Jugemu and Shimbashi are working together with Sakenet Australia to bring you a special 'soba and sake' event - bringing together sake and the classic Japanese noodle dish 'soba' - traditionally comprised of cold, buckwheat noodles served with a dipping sauce. Syd… Read More

Sake-matched five course plus dessert dinner at Melbourne’s Philippe Restaurant

Melbourne editor editor

Melbourne-based French restaurant Philippe, owned by renowned French-turned-local chef Philippe Mouchel, in collaboration with sake promoters Sake Connect, is hosting a special sake-matched five course plus dessert dinner on Friday the 30th of this month. A French-Japanese influenced fusion menu… Read More

Comic-Tie-in ‘Shima Kosaku’ – Charity Edition Sake from Dassai now on sale!

News editor editor

A series of floods and mudslides caused by torrential rains devastated extensive areas of western Japan in July. Popular sake maker Asahi Shuzo are amongst those affected. Their brewing facilities in Iwakuni city, Yamaguchi Prefecture suffered heavy damage under the extreme conditions - an overflow… Read More

Izakaya Sake Night with Chiyomusubi Sake Brewery at Hiss & Smoke

Perth editor editor

A one-night only Izakaya Sake Night is coming to Perth Teppanyaki restaurant Hiss & Smoke! First session: 6:30-8:00pm (Please arrive at 6.30pm for an immediate start.) Second session : 7:00pm - 8.30pm (Please arrive at 7pm for an immediate start.) At this special event, you will be a… Read More

Free tasting of newly arrived Premium sparkling sake “Sorah” by Lion Oriental Foods

Perth editor editor

Hello sake lovers! Lion Oriental Foods Co. would like to invite you their special tasting event. You will be able to meet a very special guest direct from Tottori, Japan, Mr Tadashi Sano from Chiyomusubi Sake Brewery, and there will be a tasting session of a new "Sorah Sparkling" sake that wa… Read More

‘Best of Sake 2018’ with The Oak Barrel!

Sydney editor editor

Sydney independent brewery The Oak Barrel are running a recap evening for their top sake of year. Celebrate the best sake of 2018 with resident sake expert Daniel Zahrooni as he guides us through the wide range that will be up for tasting on the day, including "an industry-favourite daiginjo", "a f… Read More

Sydney – WSET Level 1 Award in Sake by Sakeshop

Sydney editor editor

Sakeshop will be holding WSET Level 1 Award in Sake on Saturday 2 February in Sydney. 6+ hours of sake discovery. Learn the lingo, how to taste and the foundation knowledge behind one of the world’s greatest beverages. The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is an industry accreditation that will bene… Read More

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