• An Introduction to Sake

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 1000 (JST)

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    This presentation will [re]introduce sake: the uniqueness of its ingredients, sake culture as a reflection of traditional and modern values, sake etiquette, and exciting trends.



    To join use this link to register with Zoom

    You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY).




    Louie Anne Batac-Nguyen is a Sake Scholar and Certified Sake Sommelier in Washington, DC. She spent her formative years in Okinawa as a military child in a Navy family, which led to her deep appreciation for Japan. Prior to her work in Japanese sake, she supported initiatives in East Asia studies with the Henry Luce Foundation, and consulted for and authored articles for startups focused on Japan-made products.  




    Format: This event will be recorded and published in our web archive. Questions are encouraged during the live event.

    Registration: Required Link
    Moderator: Amani Kidd

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

    Co-sponsors: Japan Foundation, New York