Headed by proprietor and sake maker Masa Shiroki, Artisan Sake Maker is the first boutique premium sake winery in Canada. Producing wines in small lots, Masa aspires to create new styles of sake to complement the seasonal flavors of local west coast foods.
Masa Shiroki will be in the store to lead and conduct an educational tasting of his numerous sake styles and explain the different processes needed to craft high quality sake. The tasting will also have a food component lead by creations from Yoko West a traditional Japanese chef who grew up on a farm in rural Japan. We are not just talking sushi here but true country dishes made from vegetables and meats commonly found on farms in Japan.
Where/When: Mezzanine area of Lucky's Liquor Store 3296 North Island Highway @ Country Club Center Nanaimo, BC 1-3pm
Cost: $40.00+tx ($35 for 7 potato members)
Tickets are available through the store.