Enjoy Fukushima Sake at Kuraichi’s Tasting

Fukushima Sake Tasting Wednesday, December 1 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Kuraichi – 267 36th Street, Japan Village, Brooklyn Admission: Free About Fukushima Sake Sake producers representing Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan have won the most Gold Prizes at the century-old Japan Sake Awards eight years in a row. The Fukushima Trade Promotional Council has been holding free Fukushima sake tasting events at retail … Continue reading Enjoy Fukushima Sake at Kuraichi’s Tasting

Free Fukushima Sake Tastings This Week

Fukushima Sake Tasting Wednesday, November 17 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Ambassador Wines & Spirits – 1020 2nd Avenue (between 53rd and 54th Streets) Friday, November 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Minoru’s Sake Shop at Landmark Wine & Spirits – 167 W. 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: Free About Fukushima Sake Sake producers representing Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan … Continue reading Free Fukushima Sake Tastings This Week

World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

Nagurayama Brewery: Virtual Tour and Tasting Tuesday, March 16 at 9:00 p.m. EDT Online via Zoom Admission: Free The Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture is one of the great brewing regions of Japan, with Aizu-Wakamatsu as its center. Here Nagurayama Brewing Company makes sakes in the classic Fukushima style: richly aromatic with flavor amplitude to match. The brewery’s president, Takeo Matsumoto, led the movement to … Continue reading World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

The JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide – Part V

Kanpai! Still grappling with holiday gift ideas this Christmas Eve? For procrastinators, this is nothing, but for those of you who are more organized, you might be feeling a bit stressed right now. Look at it this way: Remember when we were in the throes of the lockdown in New York City and no one knew what day it was? All was forgiven because, well, … Continue reading The JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide – Part V

Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake

Hakkaisan AWA Clear Sparkling Sake Webinar Thursday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar Admission: Free Premium sparkling sake is more popular than ever, but questions still abound about this elegant drink. This webinar will explore all aspects of a true “Champagne Method” sparkling sake from premium sake maker Hakkaisan. Participants will learn about the best ways to serve, store, and pair AWA, which is … Continue reading Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake