“Join our five-day excursions into the world of sake brewing, drinking, and enjoyment. Each tour features an exclusive seminar with respected expert and author, Mr. John Gaunter.“
Touring the breweries and sharing meals with the brewers will give you special insights to their lives, histories and philosophies. Enjoy sumptuous cuisine, just-pressed sake only available during the brewing season, and exploration of fantastic cultural highlights.
John Gauntner, known as the “ Sake Guy ” in Japan, is the world’s leading non-Japanese sake expert. He has published five books and written hundreds of articles on sake. He teaches a series of intensive educational sake courses in Japan and the US. He is also the only non-Japanese to function as an advisor and consultant for the Japanese government on sake promotion and the worldwide sake market.
Tour Leader Etsuko Nakamura is a Sake Samurai, Advanced Sake Professional certified by The Sake Education Council and a Government Certified Bilingual English Guide [Registration Number: EN02400].
She shares her passion for sake and food on her blog–Tokyofoodcast.com and has toured more than 130 sake breweries around Japan. She creates and leads customized tours for special interest groups.