Sake Tasting at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Sake Tasting at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Every year, in the sleepy town of Kamuela on Hawaiʻi Island, hundreds gather from all over the island to celebrate sakura season at the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival. Kamuela Liquor Store and World Sake Imports have a tradition of holding a sake tasting and teach-in during the festival for the store’s customers. It has become very popular over the last 13 or so years. Visitors stroll through Church Row Park admiring the new blossoms, try local treats and enjoy taiko drums and the festival’s annual Bon dance. Many of them stop by to taste a selection of World Sake Imports’ premium labels and learn from sake expert Yoshiharu Suzuki.

Dates Sunday, February 2, 2019
Time 12:00pm–4:00pm
Place Kamuela Liquor Store
64-1010 Mamalahoa Hwy., Waimea, HI 96743 [map]
Sake List Miyasaka “Yawaraka Junmai”
Tedorigawa “Yamahai Daiginjo”
Kokuryu “Tokusen”
Dewazakura “Dewasansan”
Tamagawa “White Label”
Sohomare “Tokubetsu Kimoto”
Ticket Free

Sake Tasting at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Sake Tasting at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Sake Tasting at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

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