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The Academy SF

Academy of Wine: Women Sake Masters

In a predominantly male-run field, women are brewing standout sakes. Join us for this truly unique tasting experience and sample five outstanding women-made sakes. The event will be led by Brittany Klipper from Komé Collective. Wine Director Michael Wells will moderate.

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Academy of Wine: Women Sake Masters
Academy of Wine: Women Sake Masters

Time & Location

Mar 02, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

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About the Event

In a predominantly male-run field, women are brewing standout sakes.

Out of approximately 1,300 sake breweries in Japan, not many are female-run, and less than 50 of them have female tojis, or brew masters, who are in charge of the physical act of making the sake. This reflects the workplace challenges women face in Japan, and indeed worldwide. But it also reflects of cultural taboos specific to the production and consumption of the rice-based drink. For many years, women were not allowed inside sake breweries as they were perceived as unclean in traditional Japanese culture. But there is a revolution happening in Japan and alongside a growing number of prominent women in sake, the brewers below are changing the narrative and creating incredible sake while doing-so!

Join us for this truly unique tasting experience and sample five outstanding women-made sakes. The event will be led by Brittany Klipper from Komé Collective. Wine Director Michael Wells will moderate.

TO ATTEND

Reserve your ticket(s) for this seated, limited-capacity indoor event, open to all. Please make every effort to arrive on-time, as this is not a drop-in event.

TICKETS

  • $40 General Admission; Academy Members 40% off ($24)

MEMBERSHIP

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FOOD & BEVERAGE

Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and food items are available for purchase (in addition to the complimentary flight included with ticket price). Our menus can be found here. Academy Social Club Members receive certain beverages complimentary. Ask your bartender or host for details.

CLUB INFORMATION (FOR MEMBERS)

The Club will also be open during regular hours for Members and their guests not attending this event. Regular Club guest policy applies.

SAFE SPACE

The Academy is a safe space for all—in particular members of our LGBTQ+ community. We encourage you to learn more about our safe space principles & policies by clicking here.

ACCESSIBILITY

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. The event venue has an accessible entrance and restroom facilities. Please contact us if you have questions or specific requests regarding access.

Tickets

  • General Admission

    $40.00
    +$1.00 service fee
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