Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver Emperor’s Birthday Reception

Posted on Monday, December 22, 2014 in blog

SABC (Sake Association of BC) attended Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver’s Emperor’s birthday reception on December 8 at Coast Coal Harbour Hotel. More than 500 people attended the reception. In total, there were more than 10 kinds of sake offered. We offered Hikomago Junmai Daiginjo and Hikomago Junmai. We were the only warm sake server and people enjoyed our sake....

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Still a long way to go – recognizing warm pure sake

Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014 in blog

About a month ago, New York Times covered about economic potential of sake. It is exciting to hear that Japanese Government started recognizing the importance of sake culture and providing some financial incentives. We found that the article not only indicates that we, sake distributors/importers abroad will play an important role to save sake breweries and its culture in addition to boost Japanese economy, but it also tells us that sake...

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A Happy New Year!

Posted on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in blog

We wish you a new year filled with wonder, peace, and meaning. Happy...

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Happy Holidays!

Posted on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 in blog

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new...

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Sake Association of British Columbia

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2013 in blog

We are pleased to announce that we have established the Sake Association of British Columbia (“SABC” or the “Association”) on October 1, 2013 to promote the growth of Japanese Sake and its food culture in British Columbia. The 9 members of the Association represent the Sake importers and producers currently working in BC. Until now, Sake has been considered an exotic Asian alcoholic beverage and typically only consumed at Japanese restaurants....

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