The Economics Association Seminar “Japanese Saké – a Canadian Perspective” was held with Mr. Patrick ELLIS from Canada

On November 16, 2023, The Economics Association Seminar (*1) was held in the seminar room of Sakeology Center, welcoming Mr. Patrick ELLIS from Canada as a lecturer.
Mr. Patrick ELLIS is an importer who has been making an effort to export sake to Canada. He is the president of Blue Note Sake in Vancouver, Canada, and is also a Sake Samurai (*2) inaugurated by the Japan Sake Brewers Association Junior Council.
At this seminar, he gave a lecture on the potential of sake from the perspective of Canadian culture and the prospects for future global expansion.
Nearly 30 students attended the seminar and engaged in a lively Q&A session.

Date:          November 16, 2023, 14:40-16:10
Venue:       The seminar room of Sakeology Center, Niigata University
Title:          “Japanese Saké – a Canadian Perspective”
Lecturer:    Mr. Patrick ELLIS
Organizer: Niigata University Economics Association

(*1) The Economics Association Seminar is a seminar organized by the Niigata University Economics Association, consisting of faculty members and students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of Niigata University. The seminar is held 7 to 11 times a year with invited lecturers from outside the university to learn about cutting-edge research.
(*2) Sake Samurai official website: (The linked website is in Japanese.)