Sake Tasting Event with English Explanations@Kiyosumi Shirakawa


■【2-Hour Private Sake Tasting Workshop with Maksim】

Have you ever had the chance to sample sake with a certified sake educator? Now is your chance! Join us at Imadeya, Tokyo’s largest craft sake and wine distributor, for an exclusive event with Maksim Polkin, a member of our community and professional sake enthusiast.

At this event, you will have the opportunity to sample 6 of the trendiest sakes, learn about the history of the drink, and gain insight into the production process. You will also discover how sake’s unique flavors interact with the basic tastes and receive recommendations on where to continue your sake journey.

Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience!

Our next workshop is :
June 17th 19:00

■【Book now 】

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■📅【Date】: 2023.6.17

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■💴【 Price】: 3,500 Yen

500 yen Early-Bird Discount Sign-up discount
Book before June 15th, and Get 500 Yen Off


【Includes the following

  • 👮Professional Sake Educator
  • 🍶6 different Sakes from our selections
  • 📷 Pictures Shared
  • 🍖Flavor Entries and Appetizers

■【Sake certified Educator : Maksim】

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Maksim Polkin, originally from Russia, has 8 years of practical experience in the sake industry and 7 years of practical experience in the whiskey industry.

He has also worked for 8 years as a sake and whiskey instructor at ENOTRIA Wine School in Moscow.

He has spoken on the topics of Japanese sake and whiskey at seminars in Russia, Ukraine, the UK, Armenia, Georgia, and Belarus.

In 2018, he received Level 3 certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) in the UK, and in 2019 he completed the WSET Educator course in Japan.


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※Explanations will be conducted in English

  • Start the class with the traditional Japanese bow and first kampai with most popular sparkling
  • What is SAKE?
  • Explanation of the brewing process and nuances
  • Sake regions and where to find the best Sake of Japan
  • Sake types and how to pair it with different food
  • How to store, serve and enjoy sake responsibly and how to avoid hangover
  • Other traditional Japanese drinks

■【Who’s this event for

✦Students / Business people
✦Travelers / Tourist
✦Culture Lovers
✦Sake Lovers
✦People who want to make Japanese friends
✦Japan Lovers

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■【Cancellation Policy】

Cancellation Policy will be applied 2 days prior to the tour day.  Please check  as below.

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