The 10th Annual Tonari Gumi Premium Sake Tasting Night held at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel on Saturday, October 1st was a wonderful success. Together with our special guests: Consul General of Japan, Hideki Ito, and Vancouver City Councillors, Ellen Woodsworth and Kerry Jang, some 260 guests enjoyed tasting more than 30 different varieties of Sake and Japanese plum wines provided by 10 different sake distributors (Assoc. of Pure Sake Promoters of Japan, Axis Planning, Blue Note Wines & Spirits, Bruce Ashley Group, CMC Sake + Wine Merchants, Davamco Charters, Nipro Brewery, Select Wine & Spirits Merchants, Sunny Marketing and That’s Life Gourmet). In addition, the guests were able to enjoy tasty appetizers donated by well-known food suppliers and restaurants such as Azuma Foods, Hapa Umi/Izakaya, Kibune Sushi Restaurant, The Lift Bar & Grill, ShuRaku Sake Bar & Grill and Zakkushi Charcoal Grill Diner. This event was made possible thanks to the generous donations by all of the sake distributors and food suppliers, the silent auction donors and, in particular,
our host for evening, the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel.
For the whole list of our Premium Sake Tasting Night sponsors, please visit 2011 Sponsor List page.
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