Sake


May 19, 2016

New Ways to Sip and Serve Sake

by Sarah

We have a couple new wares on our shelves that are perfect for the next time you serve sake:

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First up, the Sake Gumi carafe

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May 18, 2016

Upcoming Event: Sake Gumi Exclusive Field Trip to Sequoia Brewery (SF)

by Kayoko

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We are excited to announce our very first field trip exclusively for Sake Gumi members.

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March 21, 2016

Upcoming Event: Sake Dinner at Camino!

by Kayoko

We are super duper excited to announce a collaboration event with Camino restaurant! It’s our very first sake dinner and we are thrilled to co-host this event with such a special restaurant.

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November 16, 2015

Event Recap: Mad About Genshu, Our First Sake Gumi Social!

by Kayoko

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Photos by Daniel Metcalf

We had our very first Sake Gumi Social last weekend — it was a BLAST!

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October 22, 2015

Upcoming Event: Sake Gumi Social: Mad About Genshu

by Sarah

As the saying goes, membership has its privileges. And for members of Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club, that means invitations to really cool, really exclusive events.

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October 18, 2015

Sake Gumi News: Just Junmais (Oct 2015)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoIt’s been three months since starting Sake Gumi. Frankly speaking, Kayoko and I have been overwhelmed by the reception, with members joining from coast to coast.

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October 8, 2015

This Just In: Hard Strong Diamond Cut Sake Glass

by Sarah

A high quality sake deserves a high quality vessel to complement and showcase its flavor. You wouldn’t drink a fine single-malt whiskey from a Dixie cup, would you?

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October 5, 2015

The Road to Becoming a Certified Sake Professional with John Gauntner

by yoko

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It’s been almost a year since I took John Gauntner’s Sake Professional class in San Francisco.

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September 7, 2015

Event Recap: Hakkaisan Brewery Sake Tasting @ Alchemy Bottle Shop

by yoko

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Umami Mart has two connections to Hakkaisan. It was the first sake brewery that Kayoko and I visited in Japan back in 2011 when we went with a group of chefs and artists from the Bay Area as part of a collective called Open Harvest.

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August 24, 2015

Sake Nomi in Seattle

by Kayoko

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I’ve talked about following your passions in life before (ok, I talk about it like everyday) and here’s a place that embodies a deep passion for sake.

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