Discover the fascination world of artisanal Japanese sake together withe a brewing master and sake expert from Nagano prefecture. Join this unique sake roadshow from 26th may until 6th june.

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Unique sake roadshow in Belgium 26 may until 6 june.

Be inspired by the fascinating world of artisanal Japanese sake from the beautiful region of Nagano, known for the Japanese Alps and its excellent quality of water. Join one of the events where you will discover sake under the professional guidance of a Nagano brewing master and sake expert.

Discover nagano sake


Nagano Sake Pairing Menu @ Tanuki restaurant Brugge

Saturday 27/05/2023 18:30

Culinary promenade throughout the classical Japanese cuisine prepared by Chef Ivan Verhelle  and his Japanese team professionally paired with artisanal sake of Nagano regions by the Kaori Sommeliers. The brewing master will elaborate on the dedicated Nagano sake pairing we propose for the pairing during this dinner. 

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Nagano Sake Pairing Menu @ Chef Yoshi Sake & Sushi bar Gent (SOLD OUT)

Thursday 01/06/2023 7PM

Chef Yoshi Mizuno prepares his culinary omakase menu with the most beautiful and tasty sushi. The brewing master will elaborate on the dedicated Nagano sake pairing we propose for the pairing during this dinner.

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Sake tasting & Filliers brewery visit for BJA members only

Vrijdag 02/06/2023 15:00-18:00

Nagano sake tasting in the beautiful brewery of Filliers. The perfect opportunity to discover fermentation vs. destillation, because both the Nagano brewing master and the Filliers brewing master will explain and show the processes.

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Nagano sake tasting @titulus Brussels

Tuesday 30/05/2023 10:30-12:00

The wine store and bar Titulus in Brussels and Antwerp was founded by Vivien, Baptiste and Philippe. Passionate about natural wine it was an obvious step to become expert about the noble production process of sake. Today they serve and provide Japanese sake to many restaurants. The bounty prefecture of Nagano is a must in their range of sake. A private tasting will be conducted.

Nagano Sake tasting @ NIKONIKO BRUSSELS

Wednesday 31/05/2023 15:00 – 19:00

Chef Nico Gauthier and Fumi who prepare the most perfect bento in Belgium with skill and love host this sake tasting. During 3 short sessions of 30 min you can discover a range of Nagano sake with a professional Sake speed course by Toji Muramatsu.

Reservations via: +32 472 70 13 38 or


Nagano Sake TASTing @ zuruzuru ramen Gent

Saturday 03/06/2023 15:00-17:30

Chef Nick Hofman, who prepares tasty and spicy artisanal noodle soup of the highest standard in Europe hosts this sake tasting. During 3 short sessions of 30 min you can discover a range of Nagano sake with professional Sake speed course by Toji Muramatsu.

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Sunday 04/06/2023

Master Sake Sommelier Jonas Kellens and Chef Simon Van Dun host the 5 course dinner of this evening, especially designed with regional Nagano delicacies paired with artisanal sake presented by brewing master Muramatsu san and sake expert Tamaoka san.

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sake sommelier training @dim dining (FULL)

Monday 05/06/2023 13:00-17:00

Sake Sommelier Educator and owner of fine dining restaurant Dim Dining Jonas Kellens provides the Introductory Sake Professional Course to expand your sake knowledge, for this occasion using the extensive range of Nagano Sake. This training is for press and selected invitees only.

Nagano Sake tasting @ CRU VERSMARKT

on Weekends 27-28/05/2023 & 3-4/06/2023 from 11:00-12:00 & 13:00-14:00

The several markets of CRU at Dilbeek, Overijse, Gent & Antwerp organise short sake workshops you can participate in where you discover their permanent artisanal sake of Imanishiki Brewery and get professional explanation by a Japanese brewing master. There will be 2 one hour sessions at each CRU market.

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Our Guides

Japanese sake professionals

Azumi Tamaoka

Sake Expert of Nagano Prefecture

YUYA Muramatsu

Brewing Master of Hokko Masamune

Who are we

Kaori Tea & Spices sake importers of Belgium are the host and organiser of the sake roadshow.

We would like to thank all the people who have greatly supported this event, especially the prefecture of Nagano, all the Kura of Nagano, our numerous great partners and participators of the events, the press, whom all cherish great love for Japan, its nature and its beautiful sake. 

Contact us for more info: or 0475/335158.