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.