Osake Artisan SakeMaker enjoyed another amazing year at this year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival. Opportunities to meet and mingle with likeminded people in the industry and showcase our sake to the public are always rewarding, and this was no exception. This year we were pouring a variety of our sakes in a range of styles. […]
We are delighted to announce that our signature Renaissance sake was awarded one of the Judges’ selection in the Sake category by the 2016 Culinaire Magazine Alberta Beverage Awards (ABAs)! Chosen out of more than 750 products, the full results will appear in the magazine’s November issue. It is the first time Sake is represented in this competition, and […]
We are very excited to be organizing and participating in the very first annual Vancouver Sake Fest on September 29th at the Imperial! It’s not too late to grab early bird tickets for 40$ at our shop and get a coupon for a free trio, or online on sakebc.ca before August 31st. We will be serving […]
It is important to Masa Shiroki to make the distinction that Sake is rice wine and not a beer product or by-product, “It all comes down to your choice of words – fermentation instead of brewing. I think the misconception is from when people came to Japan to study the art of Sake making and […]
Rice could add diversity to Fraser Valley crops Ideally suited for small lots of marginal FV farm land to produce food or Japanese sake by Peter Mitham, publihed on Country Life in BC February 2014 issue ABBOTSFORD – Sake is a drop in the proverbial bucket – about 2% – when it comes to overall […]
Vancouver International Wine Festival is coming soon! Artisan SakeMaker will be exhibiting at the 2014 VIWF! Our booth number is 177. Fraser Valley Junmai – Series Two, made from 100% organically grown sake rice in Abbotsford, BC and Sparkling Sake, this year’s Global Focus: Bubbly! will be featured at the Festival. Both are available for […]
Margaret Gallagher and John Lee visited our winery! CBC Early Edition covered Winterruption event: Meet Your Makers: Granville Island Sake, Spirit and Beer Tour on February 14. Guided by travel writer John Lee, they visited Granville Island Brewery, Dockside Brewery, Liberty Distillery and our winery! The event was well attended and we really enjoyed sharing […]
On February 1st, 2014, Vancouver Foodster presented “Palate Promenade: Granville Island Discoveries.” Below is an article on the events by Vancouver Foodster and Diane Chow. Palate Promenade: Granville Island Discoveries 2014 http://vancouverfoodster.com/2014/02/17/palate-promenade-granville-island-discoveries-2014/ The Palate Promenade reveals that Granville Island truly is your one stop shop, savor and sipping destination http://fabulouslyfrugalinvancouver.wordpress.com/the-palate-promenade-reveals-that-granville-island-truly-is-your-one-stop-shop-savor-and-sipping-destination/
Masa, owner and sakemaker was interviewed by Nikkei TV. In the interview, he talked about how Artisan SakeMaker started, its challenges and sustainable model. The video is in Japanese. Artisan SakeMakerオーナーの白木が日系テレビのインタビューを受けました。ビデオでは、日本酒造りを始めたきっかけやそれにまつわる挑戦、環境にやさしいビジネスモデルについて紹介をしています。
Dine Out Vancouver Festival is kicking off today! Some of participating restaurants offer both Artisan SakeMaker’s OSAKE series and our sister company, CMC Wine & Sake Merchants‘ sakes. Below is a list of participating restaurants you can enjoy our sake! Bistro Sakana Ebisu* Edible Canada Gyu-Kaku* Kamei Baru Lift Bar Grill View Maenam Oru Restaurant […]