October 8th – An update on this event from Takara Shuzo: “We regret to inform you that this event is now full. We have received an overwhelming response and wish to sincerely thank everyone who has taken the time to apply. We do currently plan to run this event again in the near future and look forward to welcoming more participants at that time.”
From Chris Malcolm,
Takara Shuzo, based in Kyoto and one of Japan’s leading sake and shochu producers, is looking for non-Japanese participants for a fun and informative night of Japanese food and sake at the beautifully restored beKyoto machiya and gallery in Kyoto. This cultural event will be hosted in English by international staff from Takara Shuzo, and attendees will have a chance to taste and learn about 9 premium sake, including several daiginjo varieties, while enjoying a full Japanese meal. During dinner, the staff will give a short seminar on sake, Japanese food, and sake pairings. In addition to the meal, participants will receive a bottle of Mio Sparkling Sake at the end in exchange for their cooperation in filling out a couple of short surveys.
Fee: 500 yen. This includes a full meal, and sampling of 9 premium sake.
Time: Friday, Oct 16 from 5:45. The event will end around 8:00pm.
Participants: The event is limited to 15 non-Japanese guests.
・Simply send a message with your name in an Email titled ‘Sake Tasting’ to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to invite friends, please include their names in the Email as well.
・Application deadline: Oct 14, 2015, 5:00pm.
・All applicants will be notified by email with the result of their application.
・Participants will be determined via their applications on a first come, first serve basis.
・If we have reached capacity at the time of your application, we will add you to a waitlist and contact you if there are any cancellations.
beKyoto Art Gallery and Rental Space: http://www.be-kyoto.jp/access/index.html
〒602-0064 京都市上京区新町通上立売上る 安楽小路町429-1
beKyoto is a 5min walk from Imadegawa subway station exit 2.
Additional event and contact information will be provided to participants through email at the time of confirmation.
・Any information collected via Email from attendees will be used solely for the organization of this event or future editions of the same event for applicants unable to attend due to overcapacity.
・Takara Shuzo does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.
・All guests must be at least 20 years old.
・Given that alcoholic beverages will be served, please do not travel to the event by car, motorcycle or bicycle.
We look forward to seeing you there!”