Sake is ubiquitous in lower mainland sushi bars, but few of us have taken the time to learn about the depth and diversity of sake available from Japan, much less to explore the sake made right here in BC.  This primer on rice wine is hosted by artisan sake maker Masa Shiroki, the current president […]
Masa Shiroki is a master sake brewer and owner of Artisan Sake Maker on Granville Island. He will introduce guests to 5 different sakes and explain the nuances of brewing sake and more about his store and work! Expect tea pairings with the sakes. *Sake Tasting tickets can be purchased in advance from O5’s website […]
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On 4 October, show your love for sake and join Artisan Sake Maker for the 13th Annual Premium Sake Tasting Night. Organized in collaboration with Tonari gumi and the Sake Association of British Columbia, this event will give you the opportunity to try over 50 local and imported sakes and plum wines as well as […]
We will be participating in Sakura Days Japan Fair! At the event, we will be selling Orizee Skin Care products. Orizee is the first Canadian Natural Gluten Free Artisan Skin care line created with the enzymatic power of SakeKasu and uniquely formulated to maximize skin performance. Visit our table and try samples. We look forward […]
February 15 – February 16 Tickets available from Join award-winning travel writer John Lee as he explores the “spiritual” side of Granville Island! Visit Dockside Brewery and Granville Island Brewing Company for tours and tastings; try locally made sake at Artisan Sake Maker, and at our newest addition to the social scene, Liberty Distillery, […]
February 1, 2014 Tickets available from Meet at The Granville Island Hotel, 1253 Johnston Street Ever wish you could go to Granville Island and just eat everything? Presented by Vancouver Foodster and Granville Island, this new event will allow you to do just that, well almost. Visit over 10 Island merchants including restaurants, breweries, […]
February 24 – March 2, 2014 (Festival) February 27, 28 (Trade Tasting) February 27, 28, March 1 (Festival Tasting) Tickets available from We are excited to announce that Artisan SakeMaker will be participating in the 36th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival again! Our booth # is 177! Tickets go on sale for public events […]
Your invitation to our upcoming Sake Tasting Menu event featuring the boutique sake brewery Toshimori Shuzo’s ‘Sakehitosuji’ brand on October 29th at 6:30pm. We are delighted to have local sake maker, Masa Shiroki, to guide you through this rare collection as chef Makoto Ono prepares a five-course tasting menu. RSVP at 604.620.9400. Click on image […]
It’s time to Harvest Sake Rice!! We proudly announce that we are going to harvest “locally grown” Sake Rice in Abbotsford this weekend. It’s only 45minutes drive on HWY#1 (exit 92-Mission/USA Border) Please feel free to come and enjoy. It is a rare chance to see a rice harvesting in Canada! Time: 13:00-17:00 Address: 1356 Sumas […]