An Afternoon of Sake Tasting
Join us for An Afternoon of Sake Tasting at the Piper Palm House in Tower Grove Park.
Inside Piper Palm House - Requires Paid Admission
Entry to the Palm House requires paid registration. Inside, you will find…
Tastings of Japanese nihon-shu (what most Americans know simply as “sake”), Japanese whiskey, shochu, and beer (seven tastings per admission)
Cocktail crafting demonstration by Kira Webster of Indo and Nippon Tei
Japanese cooking demonstration by Heidi Hamamura of Taberu.
Sake presentations by professional sommelier Patricia Wamhoff
Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations and tea tastings by Yuko Kitajima
Purchase tickets online now or at the door for $30. Must be 21 or older for entry to Piper Palm House.
Outside Piper Palm House - Open to the Public
On the patio in front of the Palm House and the surrounding areas, there will be activities and attractions open to anyone visiting the park, including...
Food trucks and tents
Okinawan Eisa Dancers
Japanese calligraphy (free to watch, samples for sale)
Specialty sake cocktail "Ume Hai" created by Indo's Kira Webster - deliciously refreshing on a summer’s day - beer, and sake
Retail alcohol sales featuring the selections inside the Palm House
Sales of Piper Palm House tickets will be limited and on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t wait to reserve your spot! We hope to add more attractions in the weeks to come. Look for more information coming soon!
This event is the second in a four-part "sake-tasting sandbox" series of events made possible by generous support from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
The Afternoon of Sake Tasting is also generously sponsored by these community partners!
"Japan America Society of St. Louis" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
University of Missouri - St. Louis
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121-4400