Brewery Spotlight: Azakura Shuzo | May 27, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration THU 05/27 w/ Toshio Ueno, Eda Vuong, Azakura Team 5pm PT | 8pm ET(05/28 9am JST) CLICK Here Join Sake School of America as we learn more about Azakura Shuzo. This is our third Brewery Spotlight showcasing sake from Akita. Let’s dive into Akita Prefecture, also known as Bishu no […]

Brewery Spotlight: Asamai Shuzo | May 20, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration THU 05/20 w/ Toshio Ueno, Eda Vuong, Asamai Team 5pm PT | 8pm ET(05/21 9am JST) CLICK Here Join Sake School of America as we learn more about Asamai Shuzo, the brewery behind Amanoto sake. We’ll dive into Akita Prefecture, also known as Bishu no Oukoku (kingdom of beautiful sake), […]

Noguchi Naohiko Sake Institute: Touan | May. 13, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration THU 05/13 w/ Toshio Ueno, Eda Vuong, Noguchi TeamSpecial Guests: Phoebe Amoroso 4pm PT | 7pm ET(05/14 8am JST) CLICK Here We’ve been invited to explore Noguchi Naohiko Sake Institute’s tasting room: Touan 杜庵 In this online event, we’ll discuss the sake and pairing experience you will receive when visiting, […]

Japanese Craft Spirits Festival| Feb. 28, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration SUN 02/28 w/ Toshio Ueno, Kota Kimura, Eda Vuong, & more! 4pm PT CLICK Here You may know Japanese whiskey but are you familiar with other traditional spirits of Japan? If not, I invite you to deepen your understandings of a 500-year tradition of spirits making in Japan, “Shochu” and […]

KUBOTA: Day in the Life of a Toji w/ Motoyoshi Yamaga | Feb. 18, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration WEDS 02/18 w/ Motoyoshi Yamaga,Kubota Team 5pm PT | 8pm ET(02/19 10am JST) CLICK Here Ever wondered what goes on in a sake brewery? What about the daily life of a Toji (Master Sake Brewer)? COME FIND OUT! We will be joined by Toji/Master Brewer Motoyoshi Yamaga who will show […]

Shochu & Thai w/ Chef Tina Termsomket| Feb. 24, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration WED 02/24 w/ Tina Termsomket, Toshio Ueno 5pm PT | 8pm ET CLICK Here Let’s talk shochu, awamori, and Thai food with award-winning chef, filmmaker, and sake sommelier Tina Termsomket! Tina is the owner of and project head of multiple restaurants and wines: Must be Thai, Pineapple Thai, Share Wine, […]

Awamori Sunrise | Feb/Mar 2021

View the Awamori Sunrisewith THREE amazing guest speakers. Date Guest Speaker Times Registration WED 02/10 w/ Nick Korn 3pm PT | 6pm ET CLICK Here WED 02/17 w/ Christina Veira 3pm PT | 6pm ET CLICK Here WED 03/03 w/ Kellie Thorn 3pm PT | 6pm ET CLICK Here What’s that on the horizon? It’s […]

Shochu Month Special Webinar| Feb. 03, 2021

Date Guest Speakers Time Registration WED 02/03 w/ Toshio Ueno, Kota Kimura 5pm PT | 8pm ET CLICK Here Come explore the delicious world of SHOCHU with Toshio Ueno and the Consulate General of Japan LA’s Kota Kimura. We’ll talk about the lesser-known Japanese spirit, shochu, and the different ingredients that it can be made […]