Greetings Sake Fans and Connoisseurs,
Chris here. Back at it again with yet another edition of "Mining the Newsletter Archives." This time, I'll be mining an article from six years ago... September 30, 2015. A post about Sake Day! Pretty good timing on my part, I must say.
The history of True Sake's Sake Day is a fun one. The fact that I have to say True Sake's Sake Day says a lot, as now in 2021 there are lots ofsake festivals, which are great for the betterment of sake. Remember that phrase, as I'll circle back to it later on.
Beau-san's first Sake Day ever was more of a seminar format, held in a classroom at Fort Mason in San Francisco with a headcount of fifty people. The second Sake Day was actually more of a dinner, as there was a 5 course meal, along with 9 different types of sake challenges. Eighty lucky people were in attendance that day. Over the years, the format ofSake Day has changed. Attendance grew as well, so the venue needed to be bigger. Eventually, Beau-san found a partner in the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California and the rest is history.