Events

Monday 15th

Birmingham Sake Club - Sake Cinema

Invite Only

Join us for an evening of cinematic delight and sake indulgence with "Sake Cinema." We'll be screening "The Birth of Sake," a captivating documentary that follows the brewing season at Yoshida Brewery in Ishikawa prefecture. Alongside the film, savour the Tedorigawa sake range from Yoshida Brewery, exploring its rich flavours and heritage.

 

Sake Tasting at Tonkotsu Soho

Location: Tonkotsu Soho, 63 Dean St, London, W1D4QG
Time: 17:00 arrivals for 17:30 start
Ticket: £40.00
Link: https://shop.tonkotsu.co.uk/shop/sake-tasting-at-tonkotsu-soho

Join Tonkotsu Soho to celebrate National Sake Week with our hosted Sake & Food pairing on Monday 15th April. We’ll be joined by a sake expert to introduce you to the world of sake.

After a welcome drink, we’ll take you through a tasting of four of our favourite sake whilst pairing them with a special Tonkotsu tasting menu.

Tickets are limited Veggie & Vegan options available.

BSA Spring Member’s Study Group

Location: Vagabond Monument, 51 Gracechurch Street, EC3V 0EH

Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Ticket: £28.00
Link: Members tickets can be purchased by emailing  at events@britishsakeassociation.org 

Join the British Sake Association at their usual meeting spot — Vagabond Monument — where charcuterie and fromagerie, small plates, and the ever-popular steak sharers will provide a counterpoint to the range of sakes kindly brought by attendees.

Tuesday 16th

Birmingham Sake Club - Masumi Tasting

Location: Fox & Chance 45 Pinfold St, Birmingham B2 4AY
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Ticket: £17.50
Link: https://www.kokushu.info/events/p/april-birmingham-sake-club

In 1921, the president of the Miyasaka Brewing Company, Masaru Miyasaka, appointed a 28-year-old sake prodigy named Chisato Kubota to the position of brewmaster. The two travelled throughout Japan in the manner of Zen monks, “knocking on the door of the master and seeking knowledge.” This keen desire to elevate the quality of Masumi sake, combined with a shared openness of mind, was rewarded in 1943 when Miyasaka Brewing Company won the first of many top honours at the Japan National Sake Appraisal.

Sake Tasting at Tonkotsu Clapham

Location: Tonkotsu Clapham 152 Clapham High Street, London, SW47SS
Time: 18:00 arrivals for 18:30 start
Ticket: £40.00
Link: https://shop.tonkotsu.co.uk/shop/sake-tasting-at-tonkotsu-clapham

Join us in Tonkotsu Soho to celebrate National Sake Week with our hosted Sake & Food pairing on Tuesday 16th April. We’ll be joined by a sake expert to introduce you to the world of Japanese sake.

After a welcome drink, we’ll take you through a tasting of four of our favourite sake whilst pairing them with a special Tonkotsu tasting menu.

Tickets are limited Veggie & Vegan options available.

Midlands Sake and Shochu Trade Tasting

Location: 40 Cox St, Birmingham B3 1RD
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Ticket: Free
Link: https://www.40stpauls.co.uk

Trade Sake and Shochu tasting with The Sake Events Company. This event is free to participate for all hospitality workers within the Midlands. To register, please contact @thesakeeventscompany on Instagram.


Heavensake Sake Supper Club at Dalloway Terrace

Location: THE BLOOMSBURY 16-22 Great Russell Street London WC1B 3NN
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Ticket: £75.00
Link:https://www.sevenrooms.com/events/ahNzfnNldmVucm9vbXMtc2VjdXJlchwLEg9uaWdodGxvb3BfVmVudWUYgIDYmuSg8wgM?event_id=ahNzfnNldmVucm9vbXMtc2VjdXJlcjYLEg9uaWdodGxvb3BfVmVudWUYgIDYmuSg8wgMCxIQc3JfR2VuVmVudWVFdmVudBjt7O7fKQw

The Dalloway chefs have created a menu that perfectly compliments the unique characteristics of each Heavensake, resulting in a harmonious dining experience. Whether you're a sake connoisseur or looking for an unmissable experience in the stunning setting of Dalloway Terrace, this exclusive supper club is not to be missed.

 

National Sake Week Tasting & Canapés

Location: The Hook, N Plantation, Guernsey GY1 2QL, Guernsey
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Ticket: £60.00
Link: https://tokkuri.co.uk/experiences/ola/services/national-sake-week-sake-tasting-the-hook

Tickets to includes entry, 5 drinks (including 3 guided tastings), and delectable canapés crafted by The Hook's talented chefs.
 

The Art of Premium Sake with Masayo Nuttall and Luigi Gaudino

Location: Franklin's Wine, 305 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2QA

Time: 7:30 PM
Ticket : £50 - please call 02079670198 to book
Link: https://www.franklinswine.com/event-details-registration/the-art-of-premium-sake

Franklin's Wine is much more than just a wine shop. It is a gathering place of the Notting Hill community, where family and new friends can come together from all corners of the world to enjoy wines, cocktails, cigars and live music performances.

Whether you are a Sake enthusiast or an amateur appreciator of wines and spirits, join us for Sake Tasting on 16th April at 7:30PM.

Wednesday 17th

Nama Sake Special Dinner and Tasting

Location: Roji - 56B South Molton Street London W1K 5SH
Time: 17:30 - 23:00
Ticket: £320
Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-wonderful-world-of-nama-sake-tickets-858820554397?aff=oddtdtcreator

Get ready to dive into the fascinating world of fresh, unpasteurized sake.

Join us for a complete omakase dinner and a course of sake tastings, exploring the art of sake brewing. Whether you're a sake connoisseur or a newbie, this event is perfect for anyone looking to expand their knowledge and palate. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the flavors and culture of Nama Sake!

What to expect:

  • A full course dinner designed by chefs Tamas and Tomoko from Roji
  • Sommelier led tastings of range of super premium nama sake from several breweries
  • Insight into this unique and delicate sake category
  • A chance to purchase bottles on the night, some only just having arrived from Japan

Wortley Wagyu Tasting Menu at JÖRO

Location: 0.2 - 0.5 Krynkl 294, Shalesmoor, Sheffield S3 8US
Time: 19:00 
Ticket: £125pp (Food only) There will be an optional sake focused drinks paired to complement this menu - Price TBC for this.
Link: www.jororestaurant.co.uk  or the following link: https://booking.resdiary.com/widget/Standard/J%C3%B6roRestaurant/17723

Join JÖRO for an exclusive event during National Sake Week in collaboration with Tengu Sake and  local supplier & Farmer, Jake Tue of Wortley Wagyu. A small, family-run business dedicated to producing the highest quality beef possible. They take great pride in the work that they do on the farm. Their Japanese Black Cattle are slow grown and grass-fed to maturity to produce the best quality and taste possible. Luke has created a one off Wagyu Signature JÖRO tasting menu, available only on April 17th at 19:00 but feel free to arrive from 18:30 to settle in and have a few pre-dinner drinks.

Unfortunately we are not able to cater for any dietary requirements be those allergies, intolerances, or preferences for this event.

Priced at £125pp, we do require a 50% deposit to secure the reservation which is subject to a 7 day cancellation policy. All cancellations must be made in writing to bookings@jororestaurant.co.uk at least 7 days prior to the event. JÖRO reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee to the amount of your deposit for any cancellations made within the policy period. Please read our T&Cs for more information.

 

Sake Tasting at Tonkotsu Bankside

Location: Tonkotsu Bankside 4 Canvey Street, London, SE19AN
Time: 18:00 arrivals for 18:30 start
Ticket: £40.00
Link: https://shop.tonkotsu.co.uk/shop/sake-tasting-at-tonkotsu-bankside

Join us in Tonkotsu Soho to celebrate National Sake Week with our hosted Sake & Food pairing on Wednesday 17th April. We’ll be joined by a sake expert to introduce you to the world of Japanese sake.

After a welcome drink, we’ll take you through a tasting of four of our favourite sake whilst pairing them with a special Tonkotsu tasting menu.

Tickets are limited Veggie & Vegan options available.

Mai X La Fromagerie Cheese & Sake

Location: La Fromagerie Marylebone - 2-6 Moxon St, London W1U 4EW
Time: 18:45 - 21:00
Ticket: £130
Link: https://lafromagerie.co.uk/products/cheese-sake-17-april-2024

Join LA FROMAGERIE Marylebone for a very special tasting event of Sake paired with artisan cheese. The evening will be hosted by senior LA FROMAGERIE Cheesemonger Max & Erika Haigh, of MAI, international kikisake-shi sommelier (SSI) and founder of KAMOSU, a new platform that showcases premium and artisan sake & Japanese drinks.

 

Meet the Brewer Event - The Sparkling Sake Brewery

Location: Sake Collective 144 Commercial St, London E1 6NU
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Ticket: £40.00
Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meet-the-brewer-event-the-sparkling-sake-brewery-tickets-873575215987?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl&fbclid=PAAaYTGgXjfwwmP7GwQ2yIXzFZ4FmFxeiUzlsdXEcHiMjZhI3cYZarwq4rOiU_aem_AZqdyKjJabhLLhhM-D6wdaIupShlclfPtQ1MGcptEYTofjy8IrebEw9xZ9xNLu8uLYQ

Join the SAKE COLLECTIVE team alongside Naoki Toyota, founder and master brewer of The Sparkling Sake Brewery. Based in Cambridge, UK, this innovative producer is dedicated to crafting sparkling sake with minimal intervention. 

5 glasses of sake and special nibbles including:

  • Still Sake
  • Classic awa
  • Red Shiso awa
  • Kijoshu Nigori awa 
  • Strawberry awa

 

Sake Tasting and Small Bites at My Neighbours the Dumplings Bar

Location: My Neighbours the Dumplings Bar, 180 Victoria Park Road E9 7HD
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket: £
Link: https://myneighboursthedumplings.com/blogs/events/sake-tasting

Linking up with Tengu Sake to pair 5 different Japanese Sakes with 5 small bites from My Neighbours the Dumplings. This event is designed to showcase the variety of different sakes, bring out the varied flavours through the food pairing and learn a little about sake along the way


Thursday 18th

Kanpai Sake Brewery Cocktail Party

Location: 48 Druid St, London SE1 2EZ
Time: 17:00
Ticket: Free
Link: https://kanpai.london

Join us at Kanpai Sake Brewery for an unforgettable Cocktail Party on Thursday, 18th, featuring special guest bartender Samuel Boulton, author of "The Art of Mixing Koji Cocktails." Experience the fusion of Japanese tradition and modern mixology with curated Koji-inspired cocktails.

Akashi-Tai tasting and a barrel ceremony

Location: Kibou Cheltenham, Regent St, Cheltenham GL50 1JZ
Time: 19:00
Ticket: TBC
Link: https://kibou.co.uk/locations/kibou-cheltenham

A rare opportunity to partaken in a traditional Japanese Barrel Ceremony with Kibou and Akashi-Tai

Friday 19th

Sake for Wine Lovers - West London Wine School

Location: The West London Wine School - The Wine Cellars, Fulham, SW6 2SG
Time: 19:00
Ticket £40.00
Link: https://www.localwineschool.com/west-london/sake-for-wine-lovers/

Sake is popping up all over the wine lists of Michelin star restaurants in the UK and globally, as sommeliers and chefs fall in love with its charms and exceptional food pairing versatility. Sake offers just as much complexity, depth and breadth as wine and reveals a whole new range of aroma and flavour profiles. 

 

National Sake Week Pairing Event - JÖRO

Location:  0.2 - 0.5 Krynkl 294, Shalesmoor, Sheffield S3 8US
Time: 18:00 or 20:00 - each sitting up to x14 guests with 1.5 hour time allocation. 
Ticket £25.00pp to include five sakes paired with five snacks. Entry includes 20% discount on all sake products from their shop 
Link:  https://jororestaurant.co.uk/product/national-sake-week-pairing-event-friday-19th-april/

Join JÖRO on Friday 19th April to celebrate National Sake Week with a journey through sake brought to you by Japanese drinks guru Ollie, from Tengu Sake. Ollie will guide you through five different sakes, each paired alongside a selection of aged cheeses from Courtyard Dairy, charcuterie and a sweet treat to finish. Ticket price also gives you access to 20% discount on all sakes purchased in there shop.

Please note, we are unable to accommodate for any dietary requirements for this event. Each sitting is allocated up to 1.5 hours for the experience.

Full payment is required to secure the reservation which is subject to a 7 day cancellation policy. They reserve the right to charge a fee of £25pp for no-shows or cancellations made less that 7 days prior to the event. All cancellations must be made in writing to bookings@jororestaurant.co.uk

Barrels of Japan - Grain & Glass

Location: Grain & Glass - 75-80 Vyse St, Birmingham B18 6HA
Time: 19:00
Ticket £30.00
Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barrels-of-japan-a-journey-into-japanese-craftsmanship-tickets-861542826787?aff=odcleoeventsincollection&keep_tld=1

Embark on an exquisite journey into the heart of Japanese craftsmanship at "Barrels of Japan," an exclusive event taking place on February 16th at Grain & Glass. Hosted by Japanese Expert Samuel Boulton, this evening promises to be an immersive experience delving into the traditional artistry of wood barrels and aging techniques unique to Japan.

DIY Brew day  - Kanpai Sake Brewery

Location: Kanpai Sake Brewery 48 Druid St, London SE1 2EZ
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Ticket £250.00
Link: https://kanpai.london/toursandexperiences

Roll your sleeves up, dive into koji and join Kanpai for an intensive full brew day course - includes all training for each intricate stage of sake production, plus they kick off the first stage of your very own micro-brew and provide all the materials and kit required to finish your bubbling batch of junmai-shu at home. Home brew sake, here we come!

Includes Japanese lunch prepared in their Kitchen and a sake tasting.

A Crash Course In Sake!

Location: Clapham Craft 97 Lower Clapton Road, Clapton, London E5 0NP
Time: 18:30 or 19:30
Ticket £14.00
Link: https://store.claptoncraft.co.uk/products/clapton-craft-n4-x-world-sake-x-hiden-a-crash-course-in-sake-pairing?_pos=1&_sid=9c4ff058f&_ss=r

Enjoy a flight of premium Sakes, each paired with a perfectly accompanied Japanese snack from local restaurant Hiden in honour of National Sake Week.

Guided by an expert from World Sake Imports, this is a great chance to taste Sake in different contexts for both longtime fans and curious newcomers.

As such, we join us across either of two sessions, at 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Friday April 19th at the Clapton Craft Finsbury Park Taproom. 

On the night you'll be venturing through four different sakes and accompanying treats, for roughly 45 minutes. Please note that pairings won't amount to a full dinner portion but Hiden will be offering takeaway collection to be brought to the Clapton Craft site (approx 5 minute round trip). 

If you can't attend throughout the week we'll also be offering Sake by the glass as well as the opportunity to bring in food from Hiden.


Saturday 20th

WSET Level 2 Award in Sake - West London Wine School

Location: The West London Wine School - The Wine Cellars, Fulham, SW6 2SG
Time: 09:30
Ticket £495
Link: https://www.localwineschool.com/west-london/wset-level-2-award-in-sake/

Wine and Spirit Education Trust courses provide globally recognised qualifications which are suitable for both sake and wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. As an award-winning WSET Approved Programme Provider (APP), West London Wine School has been certified to offer this qualification as part of the UK's Qualifications and Credits Framework which is accredited by OfQual.

Introduction to Sake Sessions and Tasting Stall

Location: Ichiba Westfield - Ichiba 0220 Relay Square Westfield, London W12 7HB
Time: 15:00 to 21:00
Ticket Free
Link: N/A
 

Exclusive 30-minute Introduction to Sake sessions! Join us at Ichiba Westfield for an enlightening experience at 15:30-16:00 and 16:30-17:00. Explore the nuances of this revered Japanese beverage with expert guidance.

As an added delight, immerse yourself in our sampling stand at the Ichiba shop, available from 15:00 to 21:00. Admission is free!

Sunday 21st

Closing Party at Kanpai Sake Brewery

Location: Kanpai Sake Brewery 48 Druid St, London SE1 2EZ
Time: 14:00 - 18:00
Ticket: Free
Link: https://kanpai.london

Come and join us at Kanpai Sake Brewery as we bid farewell to National Sake Week in grand style at our Closing Party, commencing at 14:00!

 

Sushi & Sake Pairing Lunch

Location: Utilita Arena, Unit 1 King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2AA
Time: 13:00
Ticket: £36
Link: https://mooncat-beats-bites.designmynight.com/65e61d54411b9157f2318d80/japanese-harmony-sake-sushi-tasting

A Sushi and Sake paired lunch ran by sake expert, Samuel Boulton in newley opened Japanese live music venue Mooncat, Birmingham.

Sake and Senses

Location: 53 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HS
Time: 17:00
Ticket: £40.00
Link: https://lucky7bhx.myshopify.com

Celebrate National Sake Week with Lucky7 as they bring together two things, Sake and Food. Taste four different sake style alongside four very different food pairings. In a self-guided sensory tour of flavours. 

Discounts

London Sake

National Sake Week Discount: 10% off from April 1st - 21st 

Website: https://www.londonsake.com

 

HIS Premium Japan

National Sake Week Discount: 10% off curated range within the store

Website: https://his-food-travel.com

During the week HIS Premium Japan will have Kamotsuru Honjozo Karakuchi available to try in store.

 

Sake Sling 

National Sake Week Discount: 10% off  range on Amazon

Website: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Sake+sling&crid=19YC3NVG1IO87&sprefix=sake+sling%2Caps%2C132&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

During the week Sake Sling will have 10% off their range on Amazon all over the UK!

 

Shima Drinks 

National Sake Week Discount: 25% off range on website

Website: https://shimadrinks.com

During the week Shima Drinks will have 25% off their range with discount code SAKEWEEK25!

 

Sorakami 

National Sake Week Discount: 10% discount code for the Sake Discovery Box

Website: http://Sorakami.co.uk

During the week Sorakami will have 10% discount code for the Sake Discovery Box, the code is NSW10

 

DrinksOne

National Sake Week Discount: Up to 15% off from April 8th – 30th

Website: https://drinksone.com/

During the week and beyond DrinksOne will have up to  15% OFF on there sake and sake RTD range!

 

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