Bonzai Sake Tasting Event
In three years of True Sake Newsletters I have only sent out two "Non-
Newsletter" emails to my most excellent readers. I do not spam or
advertise! But, I will let you know about sake events that will not
only be fun, but also a great way to taste a lot of sake in a very
On Wednesday May 9th at Ft. Mason, 25 breweries from Japan will pour
roughly 60 sakes for you to taste and explore. It is a perfect
opportunity in a very elegant space to partake in a lot of sake with
the makers standing right in front of you. The price is absolutely
right - $45 for advance sales and $50 (cash only) at the door on the
day of the event.
in advance here or by calling Ft. Mason ticket sales at
415.345.7575. You may also purchase tickets by check or cash at True
There will be two tastings on the 9th. One is for "the industry" as in
sommeliers, restaurant people, wine makers, bar, and lounge folks from
1-4PM (Please bring a business card). The evening tasting is the
highlight of the event, and will take place from 5-8PM.
These breweries are really impressive, and I will not name names but
at least three of these kura have "elite status" in Japan.
Click on this link to
see the on-line invitation with more details, and we look
forward to seeing you on Wed the 9th. Don't forget to drop by the True
Sake info table to say hello.
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True Sake will close at 4PM on May 9th as we will be at the Bonzai
Lastly, and this comes as a request from the host Importing company -
Bonzai Beverage Corporation:
Japanese-English speaking translators needed:
If you are or know someone who is interested in being a translator
for the visiting Japanese brewers during the event, please contact
Miwa at (415) 846-8587 by May 7th.
Hours are 12:30-4pm then 5-8pm, and you will be compensated. Look
for individuals who are fluent in speaking Japanese and English
and over 21-years old.