Future Dates TBD

Certification Exam: TBD

Registration deadline: TBD

16 (of 16) Spaces Available.

215 SE 9th Ave #204

Portland, Oregon

WSET Level 1 Sake Course

$295 tuition

This introductory course introduces students to the basic principles of sake production, the major types and styles of sake as well as the factors that affect and determine these various styles. Students will also learn how to properly serve sake.


Using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting, students will learn to professionally describe and evaluate sake. 


Who should attend: This course is ideal for both professionals and interested consumers who are new to the subject of sake. 


About the instructor: Marcus Pakiser is Director of Sake Category NW States at Youngs Market Company. Marcus has 23 years of experience in sake production, sales and education and is Portland's most enthusiastic and knowledgeable sake champion. Marcus was awarded the title of "Sake Samurai" by the Japanese Brewing and Shochu Association, an international award held by fewer than 50 people worldwide. He holds the WSET Level 3 Award in Sake with Distinction as well as the Advanced Sake Professional Qualification. 

































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