To enjoy Sake with correct knowledge Sake School Online

We created this Japanese Sake Lecture Website for the beginners and non-Japanese to be able to develop their knowledge and appreciation toward Japanese sake culture.
Especially for the ladies who got interested in Japanese Sake after taking this Website lecture, please try “Osake-school for ladies” as well and enjoy Sake life more fashionably.

Sake Basic Course

Morikuni Ueda
Chairman, Ueda Research Institute of Brewing
Morikuni Ueda
Technical Advisor for Hyogo Prefecture
He successively worked at a technical section of the alcoholic beverages industry administration in appraiser office of Regional Taxation Bureau in Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima, and Takamatsu. After his retirement in Chief Appraiser position of Takamatsu Regional Taxation Bureau, he established Ueda Research Institute of Brewing. He is also a technology development instructor for Hyogo Prefecture and a technical advisor for Shikoku Branch of Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association.

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Sake Culture Course

Ritsuko Shimada
Sake Stylist
Ritsuko Shimada
TV, Radio Personnel/ Essayist
She is active on TV and a radio as well as writing essays about health, beauty and child care. Since 2001, she has become very active as a “Sake Stylist”, a title approved by JSS and a member of “Let’s Kanpai with Sake! Committee”. She also hosts “Sake & bio table Girls only gathering”
Makiko Tejima
Sake Stylist
Makiko Tejima
Food Culture Researcher
She studied dinning design in Paris, France. In 1992, she established her own company “Saishoku Kenbi, Co.” in Harajuku, Tokyo, to introduce a new style of food/ dinning to the society. She performs lifestyle suggestion on coordinates and consultation of the dining scenes and a new way of enjoying sake. She deals with a lot of projects of the local activation, using local resources, and introducing sake culture to the foreign countries.
Terumi Kobata
Sake Stylist
Terumi Kobata
Administrative dietitian, Sports dietician
She performs nourishment advices to wide ranged people from top athletes and businessmen to examinees. She also plays an active part in the media such as TV or the magazines. Her dishes are simple and fashionable with great nourishment balance. They are so delicious that they are extremely popular. She deals with product developments like 30,000 meals of sports lunches, which were sold out in 10 days, or local meals using ingredients from each place.
Noritake Kanzaki
Folklorist, Head of Institute of the Culture of Travel
Noritake Kanzaki
Member of the Council for Cultural Affairs Guest Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture. Chief Priest of Usa Hachiman Shrine, Okayama Prefecture. Major publications : Ethnography of Japanese contract – San-san-ku-do, the Exchange of Nuptial Cups Sake no Nihon bunka (Sake and Japanese Culture)
Takuya Kusuda
Wine and Sake Educator
Takuya Kusuda
Instructor at Academie du Vin, Tokyo and Osaka. Jury chairman for the International Wine Challenge Sake, London. Official Burgundy wine instructor (BIVB, Burgundy Wine Board)

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