Sake Institute of Ontario



Sake: 5 Things You Need to Know (trust us)

Sake | 5 Things You Need to Know 1. How to say it. (We’ve been getting it wrong for years.) Here’s the key: Sake rhymes with café – not hockey. That’s eh, not eee, repeat after me… 2. How to enjoy it. Surprise – finer grades of sake are not served hot but at either […]

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Some Like it…Warm!

Warm sake isn’t just for cheap sake anymore! On Monday, January 23rd, join us for our annual Winter Warmup, as we demonstrate why good sake CAN be heated and how to do it easily. Over 30 sakes of various grades and regions from the SIO (Sake Institute of Ontario) members will be available for sampling […]

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International Sake Day & TISC Celebrations

We’re back! Come celebrate International Sake Day with us! We’ll be kicking off the evening (after you’ve had some sake of course!) by announcing the winners of the Toronto International Sake Challenge (TISC 2016) with an award presentation then you’ll have the chance to taste many of the medal winners paired with cheese and charcuterie […]

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10 Ways To Enhance Your Sake Experience

Think you have seen every side of sake? Try these on for size and amp up your sake experience! 1. New Vessels Ochoko: This ubiquitous little ceramic cup is perfect for your gently warmed sake! Kikichoko: The concentric blue circles of this porcelain sake tasting cup are designed to aid in determining clarity and brilliance. […]

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