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Alex Sokol-Blosser, "Sumo, Sushi, and Selling Oregon Pinot Noir in Japan"
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 5:00pm

Portland State University's Center for Japanese Studies invites you to a Free lecture!

Sokol Blosser Winery, established in the Dundee Hills in 1971 by Bill and Susan Sokol Blosser, have been selling wine in Japan since the mid-1980s. Their son, Alex Sokol Blosser, started with the winery in1998 and made his first trip to Japan in 2001. Since then, Alex has made another 3 trips to work the market in Japan, has eaten a lot of sushi, and has learned a lot about Sumo. Alex will discuss his experiences in establishing his family's wines in Japan.

Thursday, February 2nd, SMSU room 238

Free and open to the public

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