Curated by Honami – World Sake Day Special Sake Tasting at Hedonism Wines

September 6, 2019 Education, Events, Sake appreciation


Come and join Honami from House of Sake and the leading sake experts, Yukiko, Hiroko, Oliver, David and representatives of Japanese sake from Japan at beautiful Hedonism Wines for World Sake Day 2019 Celebration Tasting.

Sunday 29th September 2019 – 13.30 – 17.00

We are thrilled to announce the fifth annual Hedonism Wines & House of Sake International Sake Day tasting. Guests will be able to enjoy over forty different premium sakes from across Japan. Many of the sakes will be poured by representatives of the respective breweries, making the tasting a unique chance to discover even more about your favourite brews.

You will have chance to taste some exclusive sake to Hedonism including Kimijimaya Jonetsu selection, Kin-Suzume (Golden Sparrow) Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo, KEIGETSU Nigori Junmai Daiginjo 50, KEIGETSU Aikawahomare Yamahai Junmai 58.   

This year, Japanese Cheese expert Kanako will be on hands to explain the best sake and cheese pairing from Valebona.  You will understand more about why cheese and sake are the best friends!

Tickets are available now at £35, with £15 redeemable against any purchase of sake on the day of the tasting.

Sake Selection on the day

Shirakabegura Mio
Shirakabegura Kimoto Junmai
Shirakabegura Muroka Daiginjo
Dassai 23
Dassai 39
Dassai 50
Dassai Beyond
Tosatsuru Washi
Tosatsuru Azure
Tosatsuru Tempyo
Kubota Koju
Narutotai Muroka Nama Genshu Ginjo
Urakasumi Yamada Nishiki Junmai Daiginjo
Urakasumi Zen Hakkaisan Kowa Gura
Hakkaisan Yukimuro 3 years
Tengumai Yamahai Junmai
Isojiman Omachi
Echigo Koshino Happou
Kozaemon Umeshu KEIGETSU Aikawahomare Tokubetsu Junmai
KEIGETSU Aikawahomare Yamahai Junmai 58
KEIGETSU Gin-no-Yume Junmai Daiginjo 45
KEIGETSU Nigori Junmai Daiginjo 50
KEIGETSU Sparkling Sake John
KEIGETSU Sake Nature
KEIGETSU Yuzu Sake Fukukomachi Junmai Ginjo
Fukukomachi Junmai Daiginjo
Genroku no Sake
Tatenokawa 33
Tatenokawa 8
Banzaimon Junmai Daiginjo
Okinawa gin
Yokka Koji Jonetsu Kimijimaya Wataya Tokubetsu Junmai
Jonetsu Kimijimaya Hanatomoe Yamahai Junmai
Jonetsu Kimijimaya Masuizumi Dragon
Tatsuriki Okuyokawa Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo 35% Tatsuriki Blue Dragon Daiginjo
Ikekame Red Junmai Daiginjo Heavensake Junmai Daiginjo Chochokyu
Akishika Yamahai Junmai                                                                                                                                          

Kin-Suzume Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo

Honami Matsumoto

She has been working with sake for nearly 15 years and is a Kikisakeshi-qualified sake sommelier, WSET-certified educator and an International Wine Challenge(IWC) Panel Judge in the sake category.

Having trained at Leith’s School of Food & Wine and Le Cordon Bleu, Honami is a qualified sommelier and has worked at some of London’s world-renowned restaurants, including Le Gavroche, as well as luxury wine and spirits merchant Hedonism Wines.