Tour Niizawa Brewery of Miyagi Prefecture with the American Sake Association

Sake Social Sunday!

Sunday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Via Zoom
Register here:

Admission: Free

The American Sake Association is excited to introduce you to the stories and people behind the organization’s favorite artisanal Japanese beverages. Join Jamie Graves of Skurnik Wines & Spirits and The Sake Ninja Chris Johnson as they host this week’s session.

This week, you’ll enjoy a rare chance to look inside one of the leading sake makers in the world. ASA will stream a live tour of Niizawa Brewery and meet Iwao Niizawa and the energetic, award-winning young team he has put together. In addition to crafting Hakurakusei, the “ultimate food sake” served at Japan’s best restaurants, they pioneered the highly polished “Zankyo Super 7” sake made from rice at just 7% of its original size. You won’t want to miss the opportunity.

ASA’s sake webinars are free, but advance registration is now required to join. Sign up now to secure your spot!

In addition, the Nijikai, or after party will take place right in the webinar. No need to visit a separate link as attendees have had to do in the past. Just stay on the line after 9pm ET, and organizers will share your camera to have you join the after party for casual drinking and chatting all together.

All are welcome to take part, so please join us this Sunday if you can! Even if it is just to say a quick hello, we’d love to stay in touch with all of you.

How to Join the Sake Social Chat:

• Grab a sake and be ready to KANPAI (Cheers!)
• Click on the “Raise Your Hand” button to share a comment live on camera
• Use the “Q&A” button to ask a question to the panelists
• To use the chat, set the dropdown to “Panelists AND Attendees” to make sure everyone sees your messages


About the American Sake Association

The American Sake Association (ASA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the goal of educating individuals about sake while raising funds for charities approved by the Association.

We welcome anyone to join our events and learn about sake. The Association is a network of individual members and all are welcome! Companies, shops, and corporations are not able to join as members but are welcome as partner-sponsors.

(Disclosure: The author serves on the steering committee of the American Sake Association and will be the technical host of this event.)

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