September 14, 2012

Upcoming Event: Sip + Shop: Shochu Tasting

by Kayoko Akabori

Throughout the years, we’ve been asked to present more events highlighting shochu. Well, here’s the event that you’ve all been waiting for! Generously sponsored by Takara, we’ll be tasting four different kinds of shochu: imo (sweet potato), mugi (barley), kome (rice) and soba (buckwheat).

WHEN: Thursday 9/20 from 6-8pm

WHERE: Umami Mart
815 Broadway
Oakland, Pop-Up Hood
BART: 12th Street
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And guess what? Washi Washino of SHOCHU STOP will be here! He is a certified Shochu Advisor, and will be leading the conversation, and will be able to answer all your questions. As a refresher course, make sure to read all his posts on Umami Mart!

We’ll be starting promptly, so be here by 6! Remember to RSVP! See you Thursday.

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