Name: Shuho Yagi

CEO of T.I.C restaurant group

Based in U.S.A

Name: Baku Takahashi

Consultant of the international environment

Sake educator / Sake consultant

WSET Level 3 certified educator

Based in Vietnam

Name: Kenji Fabio Ota

Founder and owner of MEGA SAKE

Based in Brazil

Name: Akiko Tomoda

Chairperson of Women’s association for Japanerse Sake & Wine lovers

General cordinator or JapanWomen`s SAKE Award

Based in Japan

Sake Samurai Association (SSA) has announced the new members of Sake Samurai.

Each year, the Sake Samurai Association selects a number of men and women, who have shown dedication to promoting the tradition and culture of sake, to be inaugurated as Sake Samurai. These committed sake communicators are chosen from candidates living and working in all parts of the world, and in many different fields.

The inauguration ceremony will be held at Matsuo Shrine in Kyoto on the 26th of September 2023.