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Saké Culture

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East Village, Manhattan
23 E 4th St 2nd Fl
At Lafayette St
New York, New York 10003
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 30
Teacher: Laura Atbashian

What you'll learn in this sake class:

Saké is truly in a class of its own. With a uniquely elaborate fermentation process that has built a culture of precision around it, this drink reaches ethereal heights. Come learn all about saké’s many expressions and how it’s enjoyed in Japan. We’ll cover the basics of this internationally beloved beverage while exploring food pairings and more occasions to share it with friends.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Wine & Spirits Buyer Laura Atbashian.

What you can expect
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  • 1 Welcome saké
  • 6 Tasting pours of saké
  • Guided tasting plate
  • Palate-cleansing bread
What you will learn:
  • How saké is made and how production methods differ
  • The meaning behind saké quality grades and styles
  • The customs and traditions associated with drinking saké
  • How food pairings can complement or change your perception of a saké’s flavor
  • The proper way to taste saké and how to choose bottles that best suit your taste
Style: Guided Saké Tasting
Food Served: Guided Tasting Plate
Good for: Saké Enthusiasts, Saké Curious, Food Pairing Education, Date Night

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Class reservations can be exchanged up to 72 hours prior to the date of the class for another class of equal or lesser value. Classes may also be transferred to another attendee by emailing [email protected] 24 hours before the start of the class.

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Saké Culture
Reviewed by Diane R. on 7/31/2019
Super informative and entertaining!! Highly recommend this class.
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Reviewed by Melissa L. on 2/7/2019
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School: Astor Center

Astor Center

Astor Center is an educational hub housed directly above Astor Wines & Spirits. The launch of Astor Center came in 2006, when Astor Wines & Spirits moved from its original location at Astor Place, where it had been for 50 years, to its new home in the historic De Vinne Press Building on Lafayette...

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