Sake Institute of Ontario



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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Asahi is our official beer!

Sake & Beer go hand in hand…! We’re extremely excited to announce that Asahi Super Dry is the Official Beer of Kampai Toronto 2016. Japan’s #1 Beer will be available onsite and every admission ticket includes an Asahi to start, cleanse or finish your evening. Limit one ticket per admission, will not be available for additional […]

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A Sake Day Celebration at Shibui Robata Bar

October 1st commemorates the beginning of sake brewing season in Japan, known as Nihonshu no Hi, or Sake Day. Since 1978, both the sake brewing community and sake lovers from around the world have celebrated this date. To commemorate this, the Sake Institute of Ontario was happy to announce the third annual Sake Day celebration. This year, […]

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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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