The Joy of Sake Logotype

The Joy of Sake Tokyo

The Joy of Sake Tokyo

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6pm–9pm

The Joy of Sake logo


Thursday, November 5, 2015




TOC Building, Gotanda


¥8500 / $75 per person
(¥9500 at the door)



  • HAL
  • Kokusai Sake Kai
  • Ginjoshu Kyokai
  • Junsui Nihonshu Kyokai
  • Asahi Shuzo
  • WSI
  • TOC
  • Miss Sake
  • Sakenomy

In recent years, the quality of sake enjoyed in Japan and overseas has reached new levels, as brewers combine tradition and technology in new and exciting ways. The Joy of Sake celebrates the wonderful variety of delicious sake being made today.

First held in Honolulu in 2001, The Joy of Sake is the largest sake-tasting event held outside Japan. It showcases approximately 390 entries submitted to the 2015 U.S. National Sake Appraisal, presenting them alongside sake appetizers prepared by specialty restaurants.

The event is held in the penthouse “Tokubetsu Hall” of the TOC Building, a 10-minute walk from Gotanda Station. This attractive venue features plush carpeting, ambient lighting and excellent acoustics for the performance of live Hawaiian music (and hula) at this once-a-year Tokyo event.

Tickets will be available on-line and through the PIA, E-Plus and CN Play Guide ticket purchase sites from August 1, 2015.


Sake tastes wonderful with a wide variety of appetizers and entrees. The restaurants below distinguish themselves not only by their outstanding cuisine, but also by their appreciation of the luster that fine sakes can add to a meal.

Jukei Hanten

Nihonbashi Osaka


Modern Catalan Spanish “BIKiNi”

Koshi no Kanbai Manjia

Restaurant Kazu



Shirogane Baru

Koko Head Cafe

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