“Discover Sake” Masterclass at Hedonism Wines

March 27, 2018 Education, Events

Honami Matsumoto of House of Sake has hosted “Discover Sake” Masterclass at its sake consulting client Hedonism Wines.

The history & production of artisan sake
Hosted by Honami Matsumoto

Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 18.30 – 20.30
Hedonism Wines, 3/7 Davies St. W1K 3LD

From full-flavoured Junmai to lighter, more delicate Honjozo & through to the wonderfully sweet & zesty Yuzu & Umeshu, the world of sake is fantastically varied & nuanced. Whether you’re looking to reacquaint yourself with some of the fine brews to be presented at this tasting or a newcomer, this is set to be a fun & informative evening.

Hedonism is delighted to welcome back WSET-certified sake educator & IWC sake judge Honami Matsumoto (House of Sake) to present this wonderful event. Guests will learn about the history of sake, production techniques, the different styles of sake & finally food & sake matching.

Sakes available to taste include Keigetsu John Sparkling Sake, Tokubetsu Junmai & Gin No Yume Junmai Daiginjo, Gekkeikan Gold Medal Daiginjo, Keigetsu Yuzu sake & Geikkeikan Umeshu. These sakes will be matched with a selection of cheeses, cured meats & smoked salmon, demonstrating the versatility of Japan’s national drink.

Tickets for this event are £35, with £10 redeemable against any purchase of sake on the evening of the tasting.

It was sold-out event for 22 people.



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.