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Metropolitan Wines is proud to announce that we are now distributing the Toronto-produced Izumi sake line to our Restaurant and Retail clients in Ontario and Quebec. The only source of true Nama (unpasteurized) sakes in Eastern Canada, the three-year old brewery housed in the historic Distillery District is crafting award-winning products at excellent pricepoints, using pristine water from the Muskokas for a uniquely Canadian offering. Discover their range of products and formats here.

Please join Metropolitan Wines once again at the 3rd Annual Kampai Toronto - Festival of Sake on Thursday, May 29th at The Distillery for another outstanding celebration of sake and great food:

All-inclusive Tickets are $70 Advanced Purchase; $80 Regular; $95 VIP

In celebration of Kampai Toronto, Metropolitan Wines is thrilled to be a part of a first-in-Toronto Sake Pairings Dinner at esteemed George Restaurant, where we are presenting the best of the local Izumi sakes and top selections from Yoshi no Gawa, the oldest brewery in the storied and highly-revered sake brewing region of Niigata. Combined with an original menu designed by Canadian Gold Medal Plates Champion Chef Lorenzo Loseto, the evening will be a unique & memorable celebration of of New World/Old World cuisine and sake! Hope you can join us

Check out Metropolitan owner Vivian Hatherell chatting sake at Ontario Spring Water Sake Co. on Breakfast Television with Jennifer Valentyne!