Seminar: “Awamori – A Traditional Spirit for the Modern Age”

Consul General Noguchi gives opening remarks
Presentation by Awamori Queen Yuki Sakihara
On Wednesday, March 1, the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, in cooperation with the Japan Society of Northern California, hosted a seminar highlighting the traditional distilled liquor from Okinawa known as Awamori.

Attendees enjoyed to a presentation by Yuki Sakihara, one of the Awamori Queens of the 36th contest held by the Okinawa Awamori Distillers Association, and a cocktail demonstration by acclaimed mixologist Christian Suzuki-Orellana (Suzu).

Attendees sampled a variety of Awamori and discussed the nuances of the liquor uring the Q&A session.
Awamori Cocktail demonstration by Suzu
Guests enjoying Awamori

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