|Sake Educator: Izumi Tezuka|
|Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Courses Run: Introductory Sake Professional, Certified Sake Sommelier|
Born Portugal to Japanese and American parents, Izumi Tezuka – Sake Educator and owner of SakeMico – has worked hard to bring the incredible sake experiences she had in New York to her current home in Portugal. While living in New York, Izumi double majored in Journalism and Asian Studies at City College of New York. During her 25 years in NYC, she also gained extensive experience in hospitality, working primarily in Japanese restaurants and bars where she was fortunate enough to be a part of the “sake boom”. In 2014, Izumi founded ‘SakeMico’ – a company specializing in premium Japanese Sake.