JETRO reserves the right to select participants at its sole discretion.

Date: February 15 (Mon), 2021, 5:30pm –7:00 pm (EST) **Family Day in ON


Date: February 22 (Mon), 2021, 2:30pm –4:00 pm (EST)

Format: Live webinar with accompanying Sake and Food samples provided by JETRO                                                                                                                                                          (Samples limited availability)

Cost: No charge 

Join us for a Sake & Food Pairing webinar tailored to Liquor Licensees and Liquor Industry Trade Professionals.  This webinar will be lead by Sake sommelier and Sake Samurai Michael Tremblay and will explore Sake’s versatility, tricks for creating perfect food matches with a particular focus on Sake’s secret weapon, umami.

This is a great opportunity for non-Japanese restaurant owners to get to know more about Sake and to create unique Sake experiences with your own menu. Selected webinar registrants will receive a set of complimentary Sakes and Food items to accompany the webinar, so please make sure to enter all the necessary information when you register.

Sake offerings: 


February 15

SAKE Product 


Izumi Gold Junmai Ginjo Sake

Ontario Spring Water Sake Company

Dewazakura Oka Ginjo

Metropolitan Wines & Spirits

Gekkeikan Black & Gold

Select Wines

Okunomatsu Toro-Ringo   

Kado Enterprise 





SAKE Product 



February 22

Mutsu-Hassen Tokubetsu Junmai

Nippon Sake Imports corp.

Hakutsuru Sho-Une Junmai Daiginjo Sake

Bruce Ashley Group Inc.

Kubota Senju Ginjo Sake

OZAWA Canada Inc.

Ile Four Sparkling Sake

Amethyst Wine Agency Inc.


**Listed Sake may be subject to change due to stock availability.


Food Pairing: offered by the Japanese Food Supporter Stores in GTA.

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JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO's core focus in the 21st century has shifted toward promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.

Established in 2012, the Sake Institute of Ontario (SIO) is a not-for-profit trade organization of Ontario-based sake distributors and manufacturers with the principal objective of educating and promoting the responsible consumption and enjoyment of sake. The SIO is the organizer of Kampai Toronto, the largest sake festival in Canada and continues to focus on educating & increasing awareness of sake through events, seminars & content sharing both online & via social media.