Certification Exam: End of class on July 30, 2017
Registration deadline: June 30, 2017
16 (of 16) Spaces Available.
215 SE 9th Ave #204
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.
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.