Holiday Gift Guide

Yes! It's happening! We are having our first in-person event in over a year!!! 

We are over the moon to announce a tasting event with our friend Christopher Pellegrini, specialist of Japanese drinks, author, and founder of Honkaku Spirits, exporter of mind-bending shochus and whiskies from Japan.

Christopher, who is based in Tokyo, will be here in Oakland for a casual meet-and-greet and answer any questions about Honkaku Spirits' incredible portfolio, including their flagship whisky Takamine 8 Year Koji Whiskey that we LOVE. 

WHAT: Happy Hour with Honkaku Spirits
Meet Christopher Pellegrini, Co-Founder of Japan's Honkaku Spirits, and taste the mind-bending shochus + whiskies they've brought stateside!

WHEN: Wednesday, August 25, 4-6pm

WHERE: Umami Mart Bar
4027 Broadway, Oakland CA 94611

ADMISSION: 21+ Open to the public! RSVP at
A selection of Honkaku Spirits bottles will be available by the taste and glass. Please understand that space is limited. Payment made upon checkout. Gumi members get 10% off.