events

Whether it’s a Champagne & Dim Sum tasting or Sake & Thai sake maker’s dinner, we offer unique and fun events that keep you guessing and thinking outside of the box. Partnering with a wide range of private wine stores and restaurants in each city allows us to be creative and constantly on the search for new opportunities to have fun while learning about sake + wine. Please stay tuned for new events each month!

Whether it’s a Champagne & Dim Sum tasting or Sake & Thai sake maker’s dinner, we offer unique and fun events that keep you guessing and thinking outside of the box. Partnering with a wide range of private wine stores and restaurants in each city allows us to be creative and constantly on the search for new opportunities to have fun while learning about sake + wine. Please stay tuned for new events each month!

Please stay tuned for new events each month!

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Sake x Oysters: Sip, Shuck & Slurp! Minami Restaurant

We’re excited to have Minami Restaurant host an evening of Sake & Oysters with Hakkaisan Sake Brewery on Thursday, April 16th. Aburi Sake Specialist Miki Ellis will be joined by Hakkaisan Sake Brewery’s President Jiro Nagumo, Brand Ambasador Timothy Sullivan and Export Manager Suguru Nakajima. Learn why different oysters taste differently, alongside the Hakkaisan sake […]

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Thursday April 16

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6.00 pm

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LOCATION

Minami Restaurant, 1118 Mainland Street

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A Chef’s Collaboration Dinner – ShuRaku Sake Bar & Bistro

Hakkaisan Brewery, ShuRaku and Zest – all together under one roof! On Monday, April 13th, come enjoy a fun filled evening with a special collaborative full course dinner presented by Chef Tatsuya Katagiri of award-winning Zest Japanese Restaurant and Chef Yusuke Tomita of ShuRaku Sake Bar & Bistro. For one night only, the two talented chefs […]

DATE

Monday April 13

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TIME

7.00 pm

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LOCATION

ShuRaku Sake Bar & Bistro, 833 Granville Street

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Champagne Dinner at Zest Japanese Cuisine

Join That’s Life Gourmet at Zest Japanese Cuisine on Wednesday, December 10th at 6.30pm as we pop the corks on some of our favourite Grower Champagnes and toast the beginning of the festive season. Executive Chef Tatsuya Katagiri has crafted a sumptuous five course menu that highlights the tremendous food pairing potential and versatility of […]

DATE

Wednesday December 10

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TIME

6.30 pm

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LOCATION

Zest Japanese Cuisine, 2775 W 16th Ave, Vancouver

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Sake Portfolio Tasting

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Sake Portfolio Tasting! 16 breweries will be represented, including rare, vintage sakes.

DATE

Tuesday September 23

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TIME

2.30 pm - 9/15/14 5.00 pm

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LOCATION

Four Seasons Hotel (791 W Georgia)

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Tissot Dinner @ Wildebeest Restaurant

WILDEBEEST AND TISSOT PLOT THE MEAL OF THE SUMMER Indulge in fine French viticulture & cuisine in ‘Underbelly’. On Thursday, July 24th at 7:00pm enjoy a Gallic staycation at Gastown’s Wildebeest with a five-course menu paired with wines of the Jura from Domaine André and Mireille Tissot. Join Wine Director Brook Delves and Sommelier Justin Everett, as they host and speak […]

DATE

Thursday July 24

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TIME

7.00 pm

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LOCATION

120 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC

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Sake Saloon: Kanazawa Edition

Join us for an evening of Kanazawa Sake from Fukumitsuya and Shata Brewery and brilliant tapas, seafood + handmade pasta by Chef Jay Scaife of Cafe Bar Pasta.

DATE

Tuesday May 27

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TIME

6.30 pm

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LOCATION

Cafe Bar Pasta

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Sake 101 – Exploring Terroir with Tengumai & Fukumitsuya Brewery

Many sake brewers, embracing the global slow-food movement of honouring regional distinction and identity, when speaking of “terrior” are looking at types of water, yeast, rice and most importantly the brewer of the sake, The Toji, to define their distinctive sakes. Two artisanal breweries, located on the historical and cultural coast of Ishikawa Prefecture, on […]

DATE

Tuesday May 27

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TIME

2.00 pm

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LOCATION

IWEG Drinks Academy, 211 Yonge Street, Suite 501

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Sunday April 27

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TIME

5.00 pm

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LOCATION

Minami

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Wine Portfolio Tasting 2014

On Wednesday, 12th March, the team from That’s Life hosted our first comprehensive BC wine portfolio tasting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. The formidable task of pouring 60 different wines from 26 producers went to an enthusiastic brigade of wine savvy volunteers who poured for 100 invited guests. We were especially pleased to […]

DATE

Wednesday March 12

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TIME

1.00 pm

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LOCATION

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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Champagne + Dim Sum

On Tuesday 8th, October, to celebrate the exciting new additions to our French portfolio, That’s Life Wine + Sake posed the following question to some of our trade partners, “Can Champagne, Burgundy and Rhone wines be paired successfully with Dim Sum?” We can only assume that the joyous sounds of twittering and tweeting coming from […]

DATE

Tuesday October 8

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TIME

1.00 pm

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LOCATION

Dynasty Seafood Restaurant