Nuit Blanche Specials – Warm October Blend and Arabashiri (free run) Sake Flights

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Nuit Blanche is almost upon us and the Distillery District will be one of this Saturday night’s hottest spots!  To celebrate we will be offering two very special items:

1.  Our special “Warm October Blend”, a gently heated, delicious sake created especially to warm you from the inside out!  The weatherman may be forecasting a cool weekend but a caraffe of our warm stuff ($10/small caraffe) will keep you feeling toasty!

2.  For those who love the fruity and smooth Arabashiri free run sakes we have a wonderful treat – a special Nuit Blanche flight featuring three of them!  Enjoy the arabashiri versions of each of Lucky Seven, Amakuchi#9 and Crazy Horse, all for the special price of $10!

Please enjoy the festivities, stay warm & safe, and hope to see you here!

North 44, Nota Bene now offering Izumi sakes

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We thought you may be interested in hearing from time-to-time which restaurants are offering our sakes.

Our customers at our Distillery District brewery, retail store and tasting bar will not be surpised that top Japanese restaurants in the GTA such as Guu, Ki and Kaiseki Sakura are now offering our sakes – this is a great source of pride for us.  We have, however, also been fortunate to have as clients many famous non-Japanese restaurants such as Canoe, who has for their third consecutive cycle put one of our sakes into their wine pairings menu.

This week we are delighted to add venerable Toronto restaurants North 44 and Nota Bene to our list of restaurant customers.  We are certain that you will also be delighted with the foods that they will pair with our fresh, unpasteurized sakes!

The following restaurants are currently offering our products – please visit them to enjoy how are sakes are complementing their delicious cuisine!  (n.b. some other restaurants may be offering IZUMI sakes as they are now available for licensee purchase at LCBO stores)   

Akasaka, 280 West Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill, 905-764-9291

Aoyama, 2766 Victoria Park, Toronto, 416-494-7373

Boiler House, 55 Mill Street, Toronto, 416-361-5859

Canoe, 66 Wellington West, Toronto, 416-364-0054

Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, 416-368-2511

Fin Izakaya, 55 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, 647-347-3864 

Fishbar, 217 Ossington, Toronto, 416-532-0307

Ginko, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, 416-248-8445

Gojima, 3345 Bloor West, Toronto, 416-231-7963

Guu Izakaya, 398 Church Street, Toronto, 416-977-0999

Guu Sakabar, 559 Bloor West, Toronto, 647-343-1101

Inatei, 9021 Leslie, Richmond Hill, 905-881-9500

Kaiseki Sakura, 556 Church Street, Toronto, 416-923-1010

Ki, 181 Bay Street, Toronto, 416-308-5888

Kobo Gourmet, 512 Kingston Road, Pickering, 905-839-4824

Koyoi, 2 Irwin Avenue, Toronto, 647-351-5128

Makisushi/Shinobu, 3403 Yonge Street, Toronto, 416-830-0741

Marche Movenpick, 42 Yonge Street, Toronto, 416-366-8986

Miyabi, 280 West Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill, 905-709-2915

Mye, 143 Church Street, Oakville, 905-849-8989

Nami, 55 Adelaide East, Toronto, 416-362-7373

North 44, 2537 Yonge, Toronto, 416-487-4897

Nota Bene, 180 Queen West, Toronto, 416-977-6400

OC’s at Stoneboats Restaurant, 49 Bronte Road, Oakville, 905-330-5442

Pure Spirits, 55 Mill Street, Toronto, 416-361-5859

Starfish, 100 Adelaide East, Toronto, 416-366-7827

Wabora, 550 Wellington West, Toronto, 416-777-9901

Yuzu, 236 Adelaide West, Toronto, 416-205-9808

We thank our restaurant clients for their support, and hope our growing number of Distillery District store and LCBO retail customers will enjoy dining at many of the fine establishments listed above.