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Announcing topics for our weekly Sake Sip & Learn events thru December 15

Please note the topics for upcoming Sake Sip & Learn events scheduled on Thursday evenings 6-7pm: 

November 3     Pressing, Shiboritate and Kasu I

(N.B. Our  Nov. 3 event is now sold out)

November 10     Pressing, Shiboritate and Kasu II (a supplement to I as we continue to press)

November 17     Koji – The Heart of Sake Brewing

November 24     Reading Sake Labels and Understanding Sake Types  

December 1        Basics of Brewing II (not a complete repeat of Oct.27 but some commonality)

December 8        Meet our Toji (i.e. Master Brewer Yoshiko Takahashi, who will discuss her experiences in becoming and functioning as a master brewer in Japan.  In Japanese with translation into English.)

December 15      Principles of Sake Tasting

The cost of each event is $15 (plus HST) per person and will include sake tasting and a souvenir Izumi competitive tasting cup.   Booking spots for all events can be done by calling 416-365-SAKE (7253) or emailing

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