Consul General’s Commendation: Disseminating Knowledge of Japanese Saké

On Friday, December 8th, 2017 at the Emperor’s Birthday Celebration Reception, the Consular Office of Japan in Portland honored Saké Samurai Markus Pakiser with the Consul General’s Commendation for his many years of service promoting knowledge and enjoyment of Japanese saké to the local community.
In the reception hall, a booth was also set up offering tastings of featured saké from Oregon’s Sister-state and Sister-city regions of Toyama, Fukushima and Hokkaido.