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Certified Sake Sommelier

Become a Sake Sommelier

The Certified Sake Sommelier course takes place over two days.

Extensive Introduction to Sake (Day 1 – Module 1)

On day 1 we cover the following:

  • The history and culture of Sake
  • Sake production
  • Sake terminology and classifications
  • Sake tasting by designation

Working Professionally with Sake (Day 2 – Module 2)

On day 2 we consider the wider aspects of the sake industry including:

  • Maturity, temperature and aromatic profiles.
  • Sake tasting by type
  • How to introduce sake to customers
  • Professional issues including Sake labels, storage and Sake vessels
  • Umami and its relationship to Sake.

Over the two days, we taste a wide variety of Sake types and designations.

The second day culminates with an exam, comprising of: multiple-choice questions, written questions and a tasting test. Once you have successfully passed the Certified Sake Sommelier course, you will be qualified as an official ‘Sake Sommelier’ from the Sake Sommelier Academy. You will be presented with an official SSA certificate and a lapel pin.

With the knowledge acquired during the course, you will be able to further expand your career in the sake service industry and feel comfortable conducting in-house sake training and educational programmes to both members of the public and of the beverage industry.

Sake Sommeliers will be eligible to attend the London Sake Challenge as tasting judges, enter the coveted Sake Sommelier or the Year competition and join the our alumni Social Media Network: MYSAKE

The next London Certified Sake Sommelier course will be held on the 24th and 25th of June 2019. -Fully booked- To find courses internationally please see our global network of Educators: https://sakesommelieracademy.com/international-sake-education/

Once you have successfully passed the Certified Sake Sommelier course, you will be certified as an official 'Sake Sommelier' from the Sake Sommelier Academy.

 

Sake Sommeliers will be invited to attend the London Sake Challenge as tasting judges and will be eligible to take part in the Sake Sommelier of the Year.

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