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Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

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Archive for January, 2018

Yuki Guni Dinner at YUWA Japanese Cuisine | Vancouver Events

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On January 21st, we held a wonderful collaboration dinner with YUWA Japanese Cuisine – introducing the “Snow Country” producers of sakes of Japan: Kodama Brewery – Taiheizan, Hakkaisan Brewery and Namino Oto Brewery. Sakes were paired with a traditional kaiseki dinner; a delicious eight course menu. We tasted umami flavours like sea urchin with wagyu […]

Let’s Talk About… Kimoto

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There are positives to cold, snowy weather. Cute down jackets and ear muffs, making snow angels and snowmen and of course, eating ice cream in the hot tub. In the sake world, cold, snowy weather also means that you have a natural environment suitable for creating certain types of sake. By utilizing the low temperatures, […]

Bonenkai

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The end of the year is a time for people to get together with coworkers, friends, and family to celebrate and look forward to the New Year. In Japan, many companies, as well as friends, will hold a Bonenkai. A party translated as, “Forget-the-Year party”, is the perfect way for people to forget about all […]