A New Rising Star (Newsletter)

Dec 7, 2012

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Release of a New Governor!
We are announcing the release of Rising Star Mathias de Aguirre.
Read below to Get one Saturday »

Tasting room
Visit our newly opened Tasting room this Saturday and try our just released batch of Rising Star Nigori RSVP »

Mathias De Aguirre

There will be a new governor joining us in the kura this weekend: welcome Mathias de Aguirre, our newest batch of Rising Star! As you may know, we name each batch after a Texas governor, starting with the Spanish government. Mathias de Aguirre was the fourth governor of Spanish Texas, serving from 1703-1705. This most recent batch was just bottled in November, so if you’ve never tried a young saké, this is a special opportunity. New saké has a pleasant tartness that mellows with age—think “vino verde.” You can try the Mathias de Aguirre batch in our tasting room at the Kura at 5501 N. Lamar Saturday afternoons from 2:30-7:00pm. Can’t make it? Try us that morning at the downtown SFC Farmers’ Market Saturday from 9:00am-1:00 pm at the corner of Guadalupe and 5thStreet

Free Tasting at Wheatsville Coop

Friday, Dec. 7   5:00-8:00pm
3101 Gaudalupe St., Austin

Spice up your visit to the grocery store with a sip of saké! You can get a taste of our Francisco batch at Wheatsville Coop this Friday, and then pick up the perfect dinner to accompany your bottle of choice. We’ll be offering free tastings of Whooping Crane and and Rising Star from 5:00-8:00pm tomorrow.

Movie Night at the Kura
Friday, Dec. 28   6:30-9:00p
5501 N. Lamar A115, AustinWe’ll have food, our Bouncy Fort, and even warm saké.  We plan to screen Hiyao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro.Stay tuned for more details!

New Website

Check out our new online digs. You can brush up on your knowledge of Texas and saké historyfind our saké in your neighborhood, get updates on our events, and just for the holidays, you can receive special offers on Texas’ favorite saké through our on-line store.

We are not processing any online orders as we retool towards the fall. Please e-mail us with your request in the meantime.