Taste Tsukasabotan with Kaiseki at Meguro Gajoen Tokyo

You can taste Tsukasabotan with a traditional Japanese multiple course meal   at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo. Reservation required.

You can taste Tsukasabotan with a traditional Japanese multiple course meal   at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo. Discover the flavors of seasonal dishes under the thatched roof of this classic ryotei restaurant.

Tsukasabotan Brewing Brewery President, Akihiko Takemura comes and talks about history of the brewery. After the talk show, you can enjoy early autumn Japanese cuisine and selected Tsukasabotan sake which is being pairing by the executive chef sommelier Hiroshi Ishida. He has won the title of Best sommelier of Japan not 1, but 3 times (1996, 1998 & 2014). In addition to that he won the competition of Best Sommelier of Asia-Oceania in 2015 and became 3rd during the ASI world Championships in 2000. And he became the semi finalist in 2016.

Tsukasabotan (Tsukasabotan Brewing)

Established in 1603. Tuskasabotan is one of a symbolic sake brands in Kochi. Sakamoto Ryoma is one of Japan’s favorite historical figures and was a central mover in efforts to overthrow the shogunate 150 years ago. It is said that he also enjoyed “Tsukasabotan”. Their sake is brewed with NIYODO River which is the miraculous clear stream Niyodo River boasts the highest water quality in all of Japan. The soft river water makes their sake taste good length even though Kochi sake is typically light and dry.

Sake

-司牡丹酒造 山柚子搾り ゆずの酒 Tuskasabotan Yamayuzu shibori Yuzu no sake (Liqueur) Alcohol: 8% Yuzu Juice: 10%

-司牡丹 封印酒 純米吟醸酒 Tuskasabotan Fuin shu (Sealed sake) Junmai Ginjo

-司牡丹 槽掛け雫酒 純米大吟醸酒 Tuskasabotan Funagake shizukushu Junmai daiginjo genshu

-司牡丹 船中八策 Tuskasabotan Senchu hassaku hiyaoroshi Cho Karakuchi • Junmai genshu *Amazon Link is not “Hiyaoroshi” which is aged for about 6months. In the event you will taste this year’s “Hiyaoroshi”.

-司牡丹酒造 きもと純米「かまわぬ」Tuskasabotan Kimoto Junmai Kamawanu Kimoto jikomi Junmai

Yawaragi-mizu • Water

Tuskasabotan’s brewing water

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Tsukasabotan Brewing Home page

 

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/21 (Fri)
18:00〜 21:00

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LOCATION

Japanese Restaurant “TOFUTEI” located in Hotel Gajoen Tokyo

1 Chome-8-1 Shimomeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0064

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Access

3 minutes’ walk from the “Meguro” Station (on the JR Yamanote Line, Tokyu Meguro Line, Subway Nanboku Line, Mita Line)

Contribution fee

¥15,000 / person
(Hotel Gajoen member ¥14,000 / person)

Reservation required 3 days in advance.

Reservation on the web site or restaurant@hotelgajoen-tokyo.com

Please write”渡風亭日本酒イベント(Tofutei Japanese sake Event)”  on the REQUESTS / Subject.

Web site

For more information visit, 土佐・司牡丹と伝統会席料理を愉しむ会

 

FUKUSHIMA SAKE MATSURI 2018

19 Japanese Sake Brands from Fukushima Prefecture Received Gold in the Annual Japan Sake Awards 2018

FUKUSHIMA – Fukushima Prefecture was home to the largest number of award-winning sake brands for the sixth year in a row, marking a record in an annual competition, the National Research Institute of Brewing in 2018.
Fukushima sake will never let you down. You can meet Fukushima sake you will be satisfied.

54 breweries, 170 kinds of Fukushima sake will get together in Shimbashi!

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DATE AND TIME

2018/9/6 (Thu)
2018/9/7 (Fri)
16:00〜 21:00 (Food and Drink ticket sell until 20:00)

– You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Shimbashi Station SL Square (新橋駅前SL広場)

2-7 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

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Access

In front of Hibiya Exit of JR “Shimbashi” Station
There is the model of a locomotive in SL Square.

Ticket

Entry free

All Drink and Food is a ticket token (no cash) system.

Ticket tokens can be purchased at The Nihonbashi Fukushima-kan MIDETTE in Advance.
Advance ticket token : A book of 6 tickets ¥1,000

MIDETTE

Address:

4-3-16 Yanagiya Taiyo Bldg. 1F, Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuou-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:

Weekdays 11:00~20:00 • Weekends/Holidays 11:00~18:00

Access  http://midette.com/shopinfo_en/ 

Day ticket token : A book of 5 tickets ¥1,000

Web site

For more information visit, 「ふくしまの酒まつり」

Shiga Jizake Festival 2018 After party @Nihonbashi

Born in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district, CocoShiga is a base for disseminating information about Shiga Prefecture, home of the famous Omi merchants and a place where even today people, goods and information gather and connect from all over the world.

It a place where you can experience Shiga through the five senses and which offers special events for conveying Shiga’s charm from different angles, the sale of special products and traditional crafts, a local sake bar where you can taste the local sakes of different breweries, a restaurant which uses a wealth of Shiga’s ingredients to serve traditional “Omi beef and fermented products,” and much more.

You can taste Shiga sake and buffet style dinner at CocoShiga restaurant “Jinomi”. Enjoy 33 breweries’ taste from Shiga. It will be more than 300 kinds of sake getting together.

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DATE AND TIME

2018/9/22 (Sat)
18:00〜 21:00

– You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Nihonbashi Jinomi

COCOSHIGA 2F 2-7-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0027

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Access

Tokyo Metro Line and Toei Line “Nihonbashi” Station, close from Exit B6、B8
JR “Tokyo” Station , 6minutes from Yaesu North Gate

Contribution fee

¥4,500 (50ppl)

Reservation required 

mail: info@cocoshiga.jp

Please write following information:

Subject: 【後夜祭 滋賀地酒の祭典】

-参加人数 / Number of participants
-代表者お名前 / Representative name
-ご連絡先 / Contact address

Tel: 0362819872

Web site

For more information visit, 【後夜祭 滋賀地酒の祭典@日本橋 滋乃味】

Shikoku Sake Trip 2018

The event consists of three parts. Ticket valid for One Part only. Plese buy the ticket, you want to join.

【Part1 Sake and Snack】

This is good for who would like to enjoy sake more than meals! You can enjoy various Shikoku sake and snacks which representing selected Shikoku.

【Part2 Sake, Food and Workshop】

It is the workshop by the teacher from Tokyo Agricultural University. You can learn about sake and after that enjoy Shikoku food. The ingredients are of course from Shikoku directly and cook by Ginza Japanese restaurant chefs.

【Part3 Sake, Food and Sake Culture Activities】

Brewers also participates in sake drinking games! Don’t drink too much! While enjoying sake drinking game, enjoy Shikoku cuisine. It is perfect for who loves party.

Tosa Province (土佐国 Tosa no kuni) is a former province of Japan in the area that is today Kochi Prefecture on Shikoku. Kochi has unique drinking games such as “Hashi Ken” and “Beku Hai”, which are not seen in other regions.

Hashi Ken (Chop sticks game)
This traditional drinking game is played by two people and involves guessing the number of chopsticks hidden in the sleeve of the opponent’s outstretched arm. The loser has to drink sake, making the game more heated as the players become drunker.

Beku Hai (cups that cannot be put down until the sake inside has been finished)
Players of Beku Hai, another traditional drinking game, spin a top and drink from the cup indicated on the upward facing side of the top when it falls. The bottoms of the cups are hard to balance, and one has a hole in it, so you cannot put them down until you finish the sake inside. Spinning Top Drinking Game.

Beku Hai Sake set for drinking Party

 

Participating breweries (Kuramoto)

Kagawa Prefecture

Kawatsuru sake brewing Co.,Ltd
NISHINO KINRYO CORPORATION
Ayakiku Sake Brewing CO LTD

Ehime Prefecture

Kondo Shuzo
Yagi Shuzobu
Seiryo syuzo CO.,LTD
Umenishiki Yamakawa Co., Ltd.
Takeda Shuzo
CHIYONOKAME-SHUZO INC
SAKAROKU SAKE BREWING CO.,LTD

Tokushima Prefecture

Miyoshikiku Shuzo
HONKE MATSUURA BREWERY
Tsukasagiku sake brewery

Kochi Prefecture

Arisawa Shuzo
Arimitsu Shuzojo
Takagi Shuzo
Mutemuka Corp.
Matsuo Shuzo
Tosa Brewing Co.,Ltd
Kameizumi Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
Suigei.Co.,Ltd.
Nishioka Shuzo
Fumimoto Shuzo

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/9 (Sun)
【Part1 Sake and Snack】11:00〜12:30(90 min)
【Part2 Sake, Food and Workshop】13:30〜16:00(150 min)
【Part3 Sake, Food and Sake Culture Activities】17:00〜19:30(150 min)

– You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

ECOZZERIA Marunouchi 3×3 Lab Future

Otemon Tower JX Building 1F, Otemachi 1-1-2, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004

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Access

Otemachi Station
Tokyo Metro: Tozai Line, Chiyoda Line, Hanzomon Line, Marunouchi Line
Toei: Mita Line
About 2 minutes on foot from Otemachi Station C 10 exit

Ticket
【Part1 Sake and Snack】
11:00〜12:30(90 min)¥2,500 (Day ticket ¥3,000)

【Part2 Sake, Food and Workshop】
13:30〜16:00(150 min)¥6,500 (Day ticket ¥7,000)

【Part3 Sake, Food and Sake Culture Activities】
17:00〜19:30(150 min)¥6,500 (Day ticket ¥7,000)

Ticket valid for One Part only. Plese buy each part ticket, you want to join.

Advance Ticket Link

Peatix

e-plus

Web site

For more information visit, SHIKOKU SAKE TRIP

Shiga Jizake Festival 2018 in Tokyo

Omi Province (近江国 Omi no kuni) is an old province of Japan, which today comprises Shiga Prefecture. Omi has been a thoroughfare across land and water for many years, and with the mountainous slopes also giving rise to an abundance of pure, clean water, many sake breweries have flourished here. Shiga Prefecture is truly perfectly situated for the production of sake.

In Shiga, there are 33 breweries. It’s all come together at once.

Haginotsuyu Special Junmai Tomizu-jikomi Amadare Ishi wo Ugatsu (FUKUI YAHEI SHOTEN Co., Ltd.)

萩乃露 特別純米 十水仕込み 雨垂れ石を穿つ 生 Haginotsuyu Special Junmai Tomizu-jikomi Amadare Ishi wo Ugatsu 720ml

Awarded a Platinum Medal in the Junmai Daiginjo & Junmai Ginjo category at the Kura Master 2018.

EMISHIKI Sensation White label (EMISHIKI sake brewery Co.,Ltd.)

笑四季センセーション 特別純米酒 白ラベル 辛口 EMISHIKI Sensation White label 1800ml 【笑四季酒造】

Awarded a GOLD, eighth in the Junmai category at the SAKE COMPETITION 2018.

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/17 (Mon)
15:30 – 18:00

– You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan 12F

2 Chome-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0006

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Access

1 min. walk from JR “Yurakucho” Station Kyobashiguchi Exit・Chuoguchi Exit (Ginza side)
1 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line “Yurakucho” Station Exit D8・”Ginza 1 Chome” Station Exit No.2
3 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line・Ginza Line・Hibiya Line “Ginza” Station Exit C9

Ticket

¥3,000

Advance ticket Link

e-plus

Day ticket

¥3,500

Web site

For more information visit, 第1回 滋賀 地酒の祭典 in 東京

Shizuoka sake Festival 2018 in Tokyo

15 Shizuoka sake breweries come together at once. Enjoy Shizuoka sake and something to nibble from Shizuoka.

Chiba local sake festival is held at the same time same floor. If you are interested in both Chiba and Shizuoka sake, you should buy a combo ticket. ¥4,500

Combo ticket Chiba and Shizuoka Sake festival 2018 in Tokyo

Lineup Brand

Name of Brand Brewery
萩錦 Haginishiki Haginishiki Shuzo
君盃 Kunpai Kunpai Shuzo
喜平 Kihei Shizuoka Hiraki Shuzo Inc
臥龍梅 Garyubai Sanwa Shuzo
正雪 Shousetsu Kanzawagawa Shuzo
英君 Eikun Eikun Sake Brewery
初亀 Hatsukame Hatsukame Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
杉錦 Suginishiki Sugii Shuzo
磯自慢 Isojiman Isojiman Premium-Sake Brewing Co., Ltd.
志太泉 Shidaizumi SHIDAIZUMI BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED
若竹 Wakatake Omuraya Shuzojo
開運 Kaiun Doishuzoujyo Co.,Ltd.
花の舞 Hananomai Hananomai Shuzo
富士錦 Fujisnishiki Fujinishiki Sake Brewery Co.,Ltd
白隠正宗 Hakuin Masamune TAKASHIMA BREWING

Suginishiki Yamahai Junmai Tenpo 13 (Sugii Syuzou)
Awarded a platinum medal in the Junmai category at the Kura Master 2018.

Fujinishiki Junmaishu (Fujinishiki Sake Brewery Co.,Ltd.)
Awarded a Gold medal in the Junmai category at the Kura Master 2018.

 

Junmai Daiginjo Hatsukame( Hatsukame Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.)
Awarded a Gold medal in the Junmai Daiginjo & Junmai Ginjo category at the Kura Master 2018.

 

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/9 (Sun)
14:00 – 16:30 (Doors open at 13:30)

-You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan 12F

2 Chome-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0006

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Access

1 min. walk from JR “Yurakucho” Station Kyobashiguchi Exit・Chuoguchi Exit (Ginza side)
1 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line “Yurakucho” Station Exit D8・”Ginza 1 Chome” Station Exit No.2
3 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line・Ginza Line・Hibiya Line “Ginza” Station Exit C9

Ticket

¥2,500

Advance ticket Link

eplus

Web site

For more information visit, 静岡県地酒まつり IN TOKYO 2018

Chiba sake Festival 2018 in Tokyo

Over 150 kinds of Chiba sake come together at once. Annual huge tasting event.

Shizuoka local sake fair is held at the same time same floor.

If you are interested in both Chiba and Shizuoka sake, you should buy a combo ticket. ¥4,500

Combo ticket Chiba and Shizuoka Sake festival 2018 in Tokyo

Lineup Brand

Name of Brand Brewery
甲子 Kinoene Iinumahonke
長命泉 Choumeisen Takizawa Honten
峯の精 Minenosei Miyazaki Shuzoten
福祝 Fukuiwai Touhei Shuzo
飛鶴 Tobitsuru Mori Shuzoten
東魁盛 Toukaizakari Koizumi-shuzo Co.
聖泉 Seisen Wagurashuzo Takeokagura
寿萬亀 Jumangame KamedaShuzo Co.,Ltd.
稲花正宗 Inahanamasamune Inahana Shuzo
腰古井 Koshigoi Yoshiko Shuzo
鳴海 Naruka Azumanada Shuzo
木戸泉 Kidoizumi Kidoizumi Shuzo
岩の井 Iwanoi Iwase Shuzo
舞桜 Maizakura Moriya Shuzo
総乃寒菊 Fusanokankiku KANKIKU MEIJYO
東薫 Toukun Toukun Shuzo
不動・仁勇 Jinyu•Fudo NABEDANA INC
勝鹿 Katsushika Kubota Shuzo

Jinyu Junmai
鍋店 仁勇 純米酒 瓶 Nabedana Jinyu Jyunmai 720ml [千葉県]

Awarded a Platinum medal in the Junmai category at the Kura Master 2018.

Kinoene Junmai ginjo-Sake
甲子 純米吟醸酒 Kinoene Junmai Ginjyo sake 1800ml

Awarded a Gold medal in the Junmai Daiginjo & Junmai Ginjo category at the Kura Master 2018.

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/9 (Sun)
16:30 – 18:30 (Doors open at 16:15)

-You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan 12F

2 Chome-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0006

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Access

1 min. walk from JR “Yurakucho” Station Kyobashiguchi Exit・Chuoguchi Exit (Ginza side)
1 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line “Yurakucho” Station Exit D8・”Ginza 1 Chome” Station Exit No.2
3 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line・Ginza Line・Hibiya Line “Ginza” Station Exit C9

Ticket

¥2,500

Advance ticket Link

eplus

Day ticket ¥3,500 (If tickets are left)

Capacity

500 ppl

Web site

For more information visit, 千葉の酒フェスタ2018

The Joy of Sake London


The Joy of Sake London

The Joy of Sake is the largest sake-tasting event held outside Japan, with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine. The sakes are in peak condition, the food sublime, the crowd amazing. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, coming to London for the first time on September 28.

Featuring over 400 premium labels from every part of Japan and sake appetizers from 15 of London’s finest restaurants, The Joy of Sake celebrates the wonderful variety of delicious sake being made today. The event is at Barbican Centre, within easy walking distance from Barbican and Moorhead stations.

DATE AND TIME

2018/9/28 (Fri)
18:00~21:00

-You cannot go? Check out ichibansake Event Calendar

LOCATION

Barbican Centre

Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

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Access

How to Get to Barbican Centre

Ticket

The Joy of Sake London £75 / $100 per person per person

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-joy-of-sake-london-tickets-43280272460

Web site

For more information visit, The Joy of Sake London