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Japanese Plum Wine Tasting


4:30 PM – 6 PM


Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, VA 22312 (Map)


$38 per adult (Fairfax County resident)
$40 per adult (non-Fairfax County resident)

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Use program code: 290 204 2701 or call 703-642-5173.


A lecture followed by a tasting of Japanese plum wines explores the importance of the other springtime blossom that is revered in Japan – the ume or plum blossom. Learn how to distinguish plum blossoms from cherry blossoms and explore the Japanese plum’s importance as a cultural symbol and a popular culinary ingredient. Discover the fusion of liqueur and fruit that is umeshu or Japanese plum wine. Sample a range of these versatile liqueurs and learn about their place in Japanese culture, their health benefits and how to make them. Delicious sweet and savory accompaniments are served. For participants 21 and over