Sake Samurai Inauguration 2014

The 9th SAKE SAMURAI has been announced. An official ceremony was held to inaugurate 6 new Sake Samurais at the Shimogamo shrine in Kyoto on the 17th October. The recipients of this year are:

Shinya Shirasu (Japan)
Author editor, designer and producer

Kazue Murayama (Japan)
Lecturer of Niitagta Seiryo University

Antony Moss MW (UK)
Master of Wine, Director of Wine and Spirts Education Trust

Markus Del Monego (Germany)
Wine consultant, director of Tastetainment

Richie Hawtin (UK)
DJ, Musician

Yulin Ly ( France)
Sake bar, Restaurant owner